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In its 75 years, this is the first time Esquire has ever endorsed a presidential candidate. Blackbook reports "In the coming November issue, hitting stands two weeks before election day...The mag heralds Obama as 'the only possible choice to lead the country.' The endorsement also slams John McCain, Sarah Palin, and the Bush Administration, saying McCain's campaign is 'cheap' and 'dishonorable,' Palin is 'stunningly unqualified,' and that 'Bushism must be ripped out, root and branch, everywhere it has been established, or else the presidential election of 2008 is a worthless exercise in futility ... a continuation of the Bush era is simply unthinkable.'" [Blackbook]