n. Inability for the person to endorse a person because of an individuals status. Usually they are a controversial figure or diametrically opposed to the candidates views. It also entails picking the lesser of the evils and having an overall disdain for the institution of the government.
Ron Pauls support of Obama. He is a republican so he has to give him a Farrakhan Endorsement. Colin Powell saying he is "undecided" about who he will vote for. Sharpton saying "I realize I will hurt a candidate, so I wont endorse him."