One more hypocrisy for our local "newspapers"
The Wheeling papers have certainly adapted well to the first year of the Trump presidency especially on subjects for which they routinely criticized the Obama administration. For the year, the "newspapers" have yet to criticize Trump for his use of executive orders -- something that was a regular feature of editorials and Mike Myer . . .
Coverage of a black Democrat (Conyers) vs. a white Republican (Farenthold)
Here are some excerpts from three recent Wheeling News-Register editorials on Democratic Congressman John Conyers from Michigan:
From the Monday, Nov 27 editorial titled
“If Guilty, Conyers Should Be Removed”
According to the News-Register:
Using the power conferred upon one by voters to harass women sexually is reason enough to be . . .
Wheeling “newspapers” and our congressional representative on the CBO and the national debt
The local "newspapers"
Wikipedia describes the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) as
a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.
As it and other sources point out, it's nonpartisan as it reviews the possible impacts of major . . .
Our local “newspapers” continue their anti-gun control crusade
Putting words in the mouths of local police officials
As I’ve written on a number of occasions, most newspaper readers read only the headlines and the headline on Tuesday’s front page article tells us:
Wheeling Police: More Gun Restrictions Wouldn’t Have Stopped Las Vegas Massacre
Most of what is in the article is an explanation of the . . .
(Just wondering -- does anybody there actually read the editorials before they are published?)
The lead editorial in this afternoon’s Wheeling News-Register, “Wait For Facts On Mass Killing,” counsels us to wait for more information before we draw any conclusion about the Las Vegas massacre. The opening sentence tells us:
The only conclusion shocked Americans should draw in the immediate aftermath of the of the horrifying massacre in . . .
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 . . .
A Wheeling "newspaper" lectures us (again) on civility
Last Thursday the Intellingencer published an editorial, "End Hysteria Over Politics," in which they tied the actions of James Hodgkinson to "the hysteria over Republican President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers."
Of course, comedian Kathy Griffin and Julius Caesar got mentioned. Rather than comment upon the particulars of . . .