Hugh McColl endorses Obama

October 7, 2008

Former CEO and builder of the modern Bank of America endorsed Obama today in an editorial published in the Charlotte Observer. Sign of the times, but still surprising.

In 49 years of living in Charlotte, I’ve seldom offered my opinion in writing and never submitted a piece such as this. The condition of our country compels me.

The economic disarray threatening our community and nation poses critical challenges but also presents opportunity. We can observe the presidential candidates in the crucible of crisis.

Only one of them demonstrates the needed intellect, fortitude and temperament. That is why I have decided to publicly support Barack Obama.

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