Charlie Chaplin and bonus points for enthusiasm?
Sunday's Mike Myer column puts him in the lead for the annual "Dumbest Column of the Year Award"
When you have no proof, just make it up. Myer makes the following assertion early in the column after briefly discussing the Charlie Chaplin movie, The Great Dictator:
Some of the very same people who put Chaplin on a pedestal . . .
Despite what Wheeling's papers tell you, it wasn't a WVU study
On Wednesday, the top-of-the-front-page headline in both Wheeling papers highlighted what looked to be an important story for the Ohio Valley:
Ethane Storage Could Bring 100,000 Jobs
The sub-headline further explained:
WVU study looks at possible $36B investment
And here is the story's lead paragraph about a just-released WVU study: . . .
Mike Myer gets his marching orders (with 8/20 update)
Earlier in week, Molly Ball who writes for The Atlantic, received a copy of the Republican talking points following President Trump's news conference about Charlottesville. She explained:
Every day, the White House communications office sends official talking points to Republican members of Congress. These communiqués help the GOP stay . . .
From today's Mike Myer column, "Being Selectively Correct," in the Wheeling News-Register:
Not discussed in his column:
the racist statements and violence by the white supremacists
the president's previous rhetoric that may have encouraged violence by some of the rally's supporters
the president's rhetoric after the . . .
The Governor switches parties
Local editor and weekend columnist Mike Myer devoted most of today's column to analyzing our governor's decision to switch parties. His conclusion:
During the past week, I’ve heard any number of speculations on why Justice switched parties (again). But the self-interest angle makes the most sense.
Oh, . . .
Poll numbers, swamp definitions, and hypocrisy
Myer reads the polls
Today's Mike Myer's column asks the question:
"Will Trump's Strategy Work?"
After reviewing November's election results, Myer wants to comment upon Trump's favorable and unfavorable approval ratings. To that end, he quotes statistics from Real Clear Politics which regularly averages . . .
Getting behind Trump
Draining the swamp
Mike Myer becomes a Trump true-believer
Today's Mike Myer column, "Fear Real For Swamp Critters," is about defending Trump and to that end, he wants to talk about Trump's efforts to "drain the swamp":
Both Republican and Democrat leaders first underestimated Trump, then grew desperate to stop . . .