Finally getting national attention: On Saturday, the NY Times discussed the increasing partisanship of state secretaries of state in what is supposed to be a non-partisan job
And guess who is featured?
From Saturday's New York Times:
The article begins with WV Secretary of State Mac Warner’s early praise from his fellow state secretaries. It then explains how that has changed since the 2020 presidential election:
But some of them have been more reluctant to praise him since December 2020, when he climbed . . .
Senator Joe says the quiet part out loud
The headline from yesterday’s Business Insider:
Joe Manchin tells CEOs it's 'foolish' for them to give money to political candidates while 'asking nothing in return'
From the article’s bullet point summary:
• Democratic Sen. Joe . . .
What is next for the fearmongers?
On October 11, Senator Capito and Senate Republicans each put out a video hyping the possibility that drug dealers were disguising their fentanyl as candy and giving it to children. “Halloween would be dangerous, this year,” they said. From Capito’s senate website, here’s the senator’s version:
VIDEO: CAPITO, GOP SENATORS . . .
With 11/2 correction
Are some of Ogden’s Colorado papers rigging their search engine’s results?
From Real Vail’s David Williams:
Let's just go ahead and call it "Search-Gate." More questionable Colorado news for West Virginia's Ogden Newspapers. https://t.co/jlrlOE4GJM— davidowilliams (@davidowilliams) October 29, 2022
Apparently, if . . .
It’s all Bidens fault!
Energy company profits
Yes, profits, profits, and more profits:
. . .
Shell, Exxon, and Chevron have raked in $104 BILLION in profits so far this year.— Public Citizen (@Public_Citizen) October 28, 2022
That’s more than TRIPLE last year’s profits.
Inflation has always been an excuse for their greed. pic.twitter.com/lBaPURU6tx
With 2500 more Wheeling Intelligencer words on the Ohio senate race, West Virginians should be well-informed and ready-to-vote
Except . . . .
Last week, the Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer provided us with 800 words on the views of the Ohio Republican candidates for senate, JD Vance, and the Democratic candidate, Tim Ryan. (Additionally, the paper also published 1,800 words on the Ohio gubernatorial race.) Yesterday’s paper gave us 2,500 more words on the Vance/Ryan contest. That’s . . .
Yesterday and today, the Wheeling Intelligencer devoted almost 5,000 words to cover two important elections
Unfortunately for West Virginians, the races are in Ohio
Today’s Wheeling (West Virginia) Intelligencer dedicated over 1800 words to the Ohio governor’s race and almost 800 words to the battle for Ohio’s senate seat. This was in addition to the 2000 words on the governor’s race in yesterday’s paper in which, like today, the candidates for Ohio governor answered questions submitted by the Sandusky . . .