Trump, the Republican Party, and of course, Wheeling “newspapers” response to questions about the president’s Russian connections? Attack Hillary.
Trump, some Republicans, and rightwing media are back to one of their old tricks to deflect the increasing scrutiny of the president’s Russian connections – bring back a previously discredited story about Hillary Clinton, Russia and uranium. Trump on Tuesday and Wednesday raised the point again followed by the usual suspects. Breitbart, for . . .
The locals ignore another important Trump story
If you get your news from any other source than our local “newspapers,” I’m sure that you are aware of the controversial call from President Trump to the widow of one of the soldiers killed in Niger. Here are today’s front page headlines from two national newspapers:
New York Times:
Condolence Call To Widow Ignites Trump Imbroglio
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Hint: It isn't San Juan and the interviewer is not Rachael Maddow
Answers: Morgantown, West Virginia and Sean Hannity
From USA Today:
Fox News host Sean Hannity, an unabashed backer and die-hard defender of the commander-in-chief, will get an exclusive interview Wednesday with Trump in West Virginia, the network announced Saturday.
The interview will take place in front of an audience at Metropolitan . . .
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Senator Joe channels his inner Donald
On Fox News (where else) earlier this week:
Top Dem: NFL Owners Must 'Make Clear' They Won't Tolerate Kneeling For Flag
Here's the video:
I'm sure they're listening, Joe.
Reactions to the Brooke sign at the Perry/Brooke football game
(Note -- Perry is a predominantly black . . .
The Intelligencer goes “all in” on Trump
This morning’s Intelligencer editorial, “Trump Abiding By The Oath He Took,” clearly demonstrates the extent to which the Wheeling “newspapers” will go to defend the Trump administration. According to the editorial, yesterday’s action by Trump (actually AG Jeff Sessions standing in for the President) was not about fulfilling his campaign . . .
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 . . .