As Ogden's coverage of McKinley and Manchin demonstrate: it's not about incumbency, it's about party affiliation
The Ogden papers have dropped all pretense of fairness and objectivity
Yesterday, I once again documented how the Wheeling “newspapers” have totally ignored congressman David McKinley’s opponents in the upcoming elections. Today, let’s compare Ogden's coverage of Republican incumbent McKinley with Democratic incumbent Joe Manchin.
Earlier this week, the locals featured a story about a public debate (in . . .
A McKinley town hall? Why should he bother -- Ogden papers treat him as though he is running unopposed
From the Town Hall Project
March For Our Lives
From Huffington Post:
March For Our Lives partnered with Town Hall Project, a volunteer-based initiative that identifies and promotes congressional forums, to help students organize each event, known as a “Town Hall For Our Lives.”
By Friday afternoon, there were more than 120 Town Hall For Our . . .
Representative McKinley comments on Trump's recent WV speech
From Representative David McKinley's Twitter feed:
Except that Trump didn't discuss tax cuts or jobs. . . .
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An instant classic!
I'm running for U.S. Senate not to just change Washington, but to blow it up and reinvent it.— AG Patrick Morrisey (@MorriseyWV) April 5, 2018
Washington is fundamentally broken. We can fix that with a West Virginia conservative fighter! #wvsen pic.twitter.com/hogbOoYnms
As Splinter describes it:
Then it gets really weird.
“Let’s take on . . .
Thursday, April 5
Manchin gets his reward for cozying to Trump
President Donald Trump quickly turned a tax reform event in West Virginia into a broad political venting session Thursday, including repeated swipes at the state's vulnerable Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.
Flanked by Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.V., and West Virginia Attorney General . . .
Oklahoma governor worries about the influence of “outside groups” like NEA and WV union leaders and ANTIFA
Oklahoma Governor Mary Falin was interviewed by Omar Villafranca from CBS News. From TPM:
“Teachers want more, but it’s kinda like having a teenage kid that wants a better car,” Fallin told CBS correspondent Omar Villafranca.
Villafranca pointed out that “their car has been taken away over the last 10 years.”
“Well, it has been a difficult . . .
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Yes, it’s another Ogden editorial on gun control
First, we get the “straw man argument:”
London, England, is reminding Americans that gun control does not translate automatically to reducing violence.
(Is anyone, liberal or otherwise, arguing that it “automatically” translates?)
From there, Monday’s Wheeling News-Register editorial* ignores the long-term trend to cherry-pick the . . .