Thomas Sowell Endorses John McCain?-Fiction!

Why Columnist Thomas Sowell is Endorsing John McCain-Fiction!

Summary of eRumor:

An article allegedly written by African-American columnist Thomas Sowell explaining that he is endorsing Senator John McCain for president of the United States.

The Truth:

Thomas Sowell is well known as a conservative columnist and he did publish an article on May 20, 2008 titled Random Thoughts, but it had nothing to do with for whom he was voting in the 2008 presidential primary and said nothing about John McCain.

This article about “endorsing” John McCain has circulated on the Internet and attributed to various writers including “A Concerned American” and “Anonymous.”

Someone decided to tack Thomas Sowell’s name to it, which commonly happens with forwarded emails.

Thomas Sowell is also an economist and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Updated 5/27/08