Back in November of 2017, the Wheeling Intelligencer ran an editorial that cheered the fact that comedian Kathy Griffin was having difficulty finding jobs after she had posted “a video of herself holding a fake severed head that strongly resembled the president of the United States.” (I wrote about it here). The editorial could not hide its . . .
Do Representative David McKinley’s internal polls indicate that he is losing to Alex Mooney in the District 2 primary?
I don’t know, but McKinley's reaction to Biden’s SOTU address suggests that he is losing the battle and that he now needs to out-embrace Mooney with Trump
In a press release, McKinley responds to Biden’s speech by using the old poem, “Casey at the Bat,” as a metaphor to describe Biden address. Its title reads:
MCKINLEY ON THE STATE OF THE UNION: PRESIDENT BIDEN HAS STRUCK OUT
According to our local congressman, the President (like the “mighty Casey”) had a chance to . . .
A look at Jane Timken's ad to win the Ohio Republican Senate nomination
Jane Timken's most recent Ohio Primary ad:
We all know guys who overcompensate for their inadequacies, and that description fits the guys in the Senate race to a T.— Jane Timken (@JaneTimkenOH) February 18, 2022
I’m different. I’m the MAGA conservative with a backbone. WATCH my new ad below: pic.twitter.com/EEzqaYToPa
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A continuing look at how the area’s congressional representation is dealing with the crisis in the Ukraine
Rob Portman’s photo-ops
On Sunday, Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman attended a Ukrainian prayer service:
Sen. Rob Portman spoke during a prayer vigil at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma this afternoon.https://t.co/bPEshhfOpL— WDTN (@WDTN) February 27, 2022
And here is a more recent Portman photo-op:. . .
McKinley praises Trump and criticizes Biden
By contrast, President Trump projected American strength, preventing Putin from taking the actions we are seeing today.— David B. McKinley (@RepMcKinley) February 24, 2022
Some quick history
2016 - Trump campaign works to block giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian forces . . .
Send in the stenographers
Here is West Virginia senator, Shelley Moore Capito, explaining her reaction to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine to local channel 9 news:
A number of observers have pointed to Manchin's and Senate Republican's vote on the child tax credit and its effect upon on child poverty in this country:
The US figured out how to slash child poverty.
We are just choosing not to do so.
More specifically, Joe Manchin and 50 Republican Senators are choosing to . . .