CNN's "The 'forgotten tribe' in West Virginia; why America's white working class feels left behind"
This five minute CNN story on West Virginia's McDowell County first aired two weeks ago.
I found it significant that the West Virginians in the video are part of a "tribe" . . .
Note -- When the House Ethics Committee slapped local representative David McKinley on the wrists earlier this week, I decided not to comment -- in the great scheme of things, this was the most minimal of punishments and not all that important. However, when this morning's Intelligencer carried Mike Myer's righteous defense of . . .
A couple of interesting articles found during my travels around the net
"Is West Virginia Holding America’s Weirdest Election?" by Mason Adams in Politico
A billionaire who built up a corporate empire from his father’s inheritance now is running his first major political campaign with a promise to shake up the establishment and restore prosperity after a long period of . . .
An anti-Hillary editorial that uses both
Yesterday's Intelligencer editorial, "Reject Clinton Energy Claims," is another in a long line of anti-Clinton editorials and it's use of evidence remains true to Intelligencer form.
Take this paragraph for example:
For many families, the cost of government limits on using coal to . . .
An ugly News-Register editorial
This afternoon's News-Register editorial tells us that "Political Stunt Stalls Flood Aid." The editorial blames "ultra-liberals" and Democrats for holding up flood aid to West Virginia. Their crime was that they wanted Flint, Michigan to be part of the aid package. The editorial explains to us that the Republicans . . .
- Yogi Berra
Okay, today's Intelligencer editorial page looks like most Intelligencer editorial pages: it has two anti-Clinton columns, an editorial praising Shelley Moore Capito, and an op-ed piece by Intelligencer favorite Patrick Morrisey. If it looks a bit too familiar, however, there's a reason -- it's the exact same page as . . .
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Another op-ed piece
This morning's Intelligencer published an op-ed piece by Attorney General Morrisey which explains his justification for today's appearance before the U.S. Court of Appeals to fight the Clean Power Plan. (Note -- Morrisey op-ed is not on the Intelligencer site. Link is to the Daily Mail editorial page.) A . . .