Covering gubernatorial candidate Cole's fundraisers in Charleston and Wheeling
Mark Pence, governor of Indiana, was in West Virginia yesterday in order to attend fundraisers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole in Charleston and possibly Wheeling. Governor Mike Bevin of Kentucky was also supposed to be in Wheeling.
Here are some questions about these events with the answers based upon today's . . .
The front page of this morning's Intelligencer carried about 80% of the AP article on the likelihood that Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic Party's nomination.
On the editorial page, however, it was business as usual as we got Patrick Buchanan's anti-Hillary column from last Thursday. I'm sometimes amazed that . . .
Some things are predictable
Blame it on Obama
The opinion section of the Sunday News-Register is not complete until something is blamed on the Obama Administration. Today's lead editorial meets the requirement by affixing blame for the Boone County school system's fiscal crisis on the president:
Don't blame Boone County school . . .
with afternoon update
Two weeks ago I wrote about a couple of days' worth of anti-Clinton articles and columns found in our local "newspapers." Since I don't believe that this was a one-of-a-kind occurrence or that a newfound commitment to objectivity or a sense of fairness will suddenly overcome the editors, it may be time to create a separate . . .
Finally, Attorney General Morrisey's drug conflict-of-interest makes the national news
The third story on tonight's CBS Evening News after Clinton's attack on Trump's foreign policy qualifications and more news about Prince's opioid problems was an excellent 4-minute segment on West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's conflict-of-interest with the drug companies that have compounded the state's . . .
Joe Manchin, having watched the WV election results to see which way the wind blows, says that he could work with a President Trump
Politico recently did an article on how moderate Democrats, like WV's Joe Manchin, might deal with a President Trump:
Manchin, who represents a state in which Obama is very unpopular . . .
This morning's Intelligencer editorial follows the same playbook as last Monday's editorial on the WASPs : pick a topic that was not covered originally by the "newspaper," misinterpret and lie about what happened, and then conclude that it's all the Democrats' fault.
Today's "Ryan Should Take Hard . . .