Some thoughts on today's Wheeling News-Register editorial about Senator Manchin and Trump’s proposal to end the government shutdown (with 1/22 update)
A suggestion to the writer: forget what Manchin thinks – you need to reach Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh
Senator Manchin on Trump’s proposal
On Saturday, President Trump suggested a plan that would end the government shutdown and get him $5.7 billion for his wall (or whatever he is now calling it). Democrats opposed it. Today’s News-Register editorial, "Manchin Is Right About Compromise," claims that West Virginia’s Democratic . . .
West Virginia politics, that is
Justice appoints Justice lobbyist for vacant state senate seat
West Virginia State Senator Richard Ojeda resigned earlier this week to run for President. Yesterday, Governor Justice appointed his replacement. According to the Logan Banner's Dylan Vidovich via the Charleston Gazette-Mail:
Gov. Jim Justice, shortly . . .
Forget fairness, ethical journalism, and what the president has previously said -- Wheeling “newspapers” go all-in for Trump on immigration
The morning Wheeling Intelligencer carried the first half of this AP story:
Trump Vows He Will ‘Never Ever Back Down’ on Wall
As they often do with Trump articles from the Associated Press, the Intelligencer dropped half of the article. Here is the first paragraph that was dropped by the Intelligencer:
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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 . . .
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Hey, Intelligencer -- you left out the third paragraph of this morning's AP report on the Trump/Democrat meeting to end the government shutdown
The front page of this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer carried part of an Associated Press report on yesterday's meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders to end the government shutdown. Unfortunately for local readers, the Intelligencer skipped the AP's third paragraph. (The missing paragraph is in bold.)
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A short time ago, the New York Times posted an article about the government shutdown:
Pressure Builds on Senate to End Shutdown as Trump Prepares a Visit
Here’s the lede:
President Trump, hours after making a direct televised appeal to the nation, is facing growing uneasiness within his party that . . .