Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) might want to cancel any Esquire subscriptions sent to his New York apartments.

The fashionable 19-term lawmaker is one of just two New York incumbents Esquire is not endorsing for re-election. The New York-based men's magazine faults Rangel for not paying taxes on rental income he earned and for getting four rent-stabilized New York apartments.

"Maybe it's time for Charlie to retire and tend to his real estate holdings full-time," it writes in a brief endorsement of Republican Edward Daniels.

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It's one of 482 races where Esquire offers an endorsement in its November issues, which includes a lengthier write-up of its call for voters to elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden's Cabinet a battleground for future GOP White House hopefuls Five things to know about Antony Blinken, Biden's pick for State Obama: Republican Party members believe 'white males are victims' MORE as president.
The magazine is tough on the GOP. Esquire endorses those challenging the House's top Republican leaders as well as Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell halts in-person Republican lunches amid COVID-19 surge Biden and reproductive health rights Biden's Cabinet a battleground for future GOP White House hopefuls MORE (Ky.). But it's also not thrilled with all of the Democratic leaders.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) gets the nod, but Esquire adds a one-word
critique: "Ugh."

Esquire also offers its choices of the ten best and worst lawmakers. The best include Reps. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeBiden eyeing Cindy McCain for UK ambassador position: report Profiles in cowardice: Trump's Senate enablers McSally concedes Arizona Senate race MORE (Ariz.) and the "electric" Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.).

Whittling down a list of the 10 worst lawmakers was tougher, the magainze suggests. Those getting the unwanted nod included Sens. Saxby ChamblissClarence (Saxby) Saxby ChamblissFight for Senate majority boils down to Georgia Lobbying world GOP lobbyist tapped for White House legislative affairs MORE (R-Ga.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Reps. Michele BachmannMichele Marie BachmannEvangelicals shouldn't be defending Trump in tiff over editorial Mellman: The 'lane theory' is the wrong lane to be in White House backs Stephen Miller amid white nationalist allegations MORE (R-Minn.), Joe Baca (D-Calif.), Pete Stark (D-Calif.) and John Murtha (D-Pa.).

-Ian Swanson