Updated February 20
Rep. David McKinley
Yesterday, both local "newspapers" carried an article detailing Representative David McKinley's views on replacing Justice Antonin Scalia despite the fact that what McKinley believes doesn't matter -- members of the House have no input on the matter.
In the article McKinley rehashed the . . .
And so do our senators
Highlights of this morning's Intelligencer editorial (note -- no link - the editorial was not posted online):
For the good of all Americans, Scalia should be replaced by someone like him.
"All Americans?" That's a bit presumptuous -- you don't speak for me.
With less than a . . .
Even when it isn't
For most Republicans, Fox News, and our local "newspapers," it's always Obama's fault. And it's always been his fault. (My favorite Republican example is the survey of Louisiana Republicans that held Obama, rather than George Bush, responsible for the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. I also assume you saw that . . .
Another Intelligencer editorial
This morning's Intelligencer editorial tells us that "GOP Senate Makes Progress." The editorial, however, is actually about praising an Intelligencer favorite, Shelley Moore Capito.
The editorial begins by comparing the Republicans' task to Sisyphus. (Yes, Sisyphus.)
. . . . it seems getting anything . . .
The worst editorial of the year?
I realize that we still have 10 days of editorials to go but I think this morning's Intelligencer editorial, "Liberal Lawmakers Obama’s Strength," may likely be the worst local editorial of 2015.
The editorial is an attack upon the omnibus budget bill passed on Friday. The bill certainly contained some things that a . . .
Michael Myer's Saturday morning column
Mike Myer to moderate a Democratic debate? What was Wheeling Jesuit thinking?
Mike Myer tells us in his Saturday column that Wheeling Jesuit University is interested in holding a debate for Democratic gubernatorial candidates and he has been asked to moderate it. Mike Myer as the questioner at a Democratic debate? Are you kidding me? . . .
Manchin joins the Republicans
Plans by President Barack Obama's administration to allow thousands more refugees into the United States faced stiff opposition on Monday in the U.S. Congress, where Republican lawmakers demanded the right to review, and reject, the effort, citing fears of terrorism.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday . . .