A prophetic 50s TV episode about a con man named Trump
I just saw this at Talking Points Memo:
1958 TV Show Had Conman ‘Trump’ Selling Mystical ‘Wall’ To Hysterical Townspeople
Fact-checker Snopes has apparently verified that it is from an actual 50's TV series called "Trackdown."
What the fresh hell. This is REAL. Filmed in 1958- about a conman who . . .
Posted in: trump presidency
Just kidding! (Fact-checking was probably dropped in order to make room for two large pictures of the Interstate 70 construction zone)
The Wheeling Intelligencer ignores another important national news story
As the above screenshots illustrate, yesterday’s Michael Flynn sentencing hearing was the major story on the front page of this morning’s major newspapers. (Last night, it was also a top story on network and cable newscasts.) Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer did not cover the Michael Flynn story. However, it did cover the following . . .
Bethesda (pop. 1,246) again knocks Trump/Cohen off the front page
Yesterday, the Village of Bethesda's police chief, Eric Smith, resigned. (Smith was being investigated for allegedly misusing state computer data.) The story was the 2nd most important on this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer front page. The most important story was the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese's releasing the names of accused . . .
They have remained totally silent, however, when President Trump has disrespected them as he did this weekend
A look at the president’s Veteran’s Day weekend:
On Saturday, Trump skipped a World War I commemoration ceremony because it was raining. As was widely-reported:
Trump has faced widespread criticism over his decision not to attend the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial over the weekend as world . . .
Wheeling “newspapers” totally ignore Trump’s verbal assault on Christine Blasey Ford
On Tuesday night at a campaign rally in Mississippi, President Trump ridiculed Christine Blasey Ford who accused Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The major media covered the story extensively. One of the earliest reports from the Associated Press headlined it this way:
In . . .
Trump comes to Wheeling
Saturday's speech in Wheeling -- pure Trump
Trump started his Saturday night speech with some coherence: he discussed the "booming" national and West Virginia economies:
Our economy is booming like never before. Remember, I told you. And by the way, your state is booming like never before. Poverty is . . .