Are state election officials really promoting election integrity? (with 5/1 update)
The Associated Press critically looks at what WV’s Mac Warner and other pro-Trump secretaries of state are doing to the election process
This morning, the Associated Press published an article by Julie Carr Smyth that featured West Virginia’s Secretary of State, Mac Warner:
GOP election officials walking fine line on fraud, integrity
The article featured three state officials who are running for higher office who continue to question the legitimacy . . .
Posted in: election securitymac warner
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial tells us that because of WV Secretary of State Mac Warner and those like him, “Americans have every reason to be confident in our elections”
Mac Warner and election integrity
Today’s editorial praises WV's "well-regarded" Secretary of State, Mac Warner because
Goodness knows we have enough damage to repair, after the calculated attack on our confidence by those who repeatedly shared falsehoods via any means available in an attempt to undermine . . .
Posted in: election securitymac warnerogden favorite
Coming soon to a TV screen near you: Justice vs. Mooney
Jim Justice to run for U.S. Senate
And so it begins:
West Virginia GOP Gov. Jim Justice to reveal 2024 plans amid Senate run speculation https://t.co/bpfjPl5de7— John Raby (@jrabyap) April 26, 2023
And Justice knows what is important (I’m sure the timing on this is not coincidental):
I strongly support the . . .
Manchin election stuff
The senator is going out of his way to alienate Democrats -- who does he think will vote for him once Justice joins the battle?
Picking a fight with the Biden administration:
The Biden administration is breaking its word to the American public by ignoring the text of the #InflationReductionAct to pursue its radical climate agenda. Let me be clear: if this continues, I'll do everything in my power to stop them — including voting to repeal the IRA. . . .
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Patrick Morrisey stuff
Is Nexstar supporting Republican Patrick Morrisey’s run for governor? It sure looks like it
Nexstar owns four television outlets in West Virginia. (Local WTRF is one of them.) A segment from last weeks’ political interview show, “Inside WV Politics,” should make viewers wonder if it isn’t already supporting Morrisey’s run for . . .
Posted in: patrick morriseywv stenographer
Mooney's poll isn’t a poll, it is a type of political telemarketing called a "push poll"
So why then are Ogden newspapers giving space to it?
The American Association for Public Opinion Research explains what a push poll is:
AAPOR defines a "push poll" as a form of negative campaigning that is disguised as a political poll. “Push polls” are actually political telemarketing -- telephone calls disguised as research that aim to persuade . . .
Alex Mooney news and updates
Trump, guns, gold, and Manchin
On Donald Trump
On April 5, Newsmax, the far-right news service that appears to have adopted WV Congressman Alex Mooney, recently featured his views on the Trump indictment:
If they can do this to President Donald Trump, they can do this to my constituents. Anybody in West Virginia can be witch-hunted like this. You are . . .
Posted in: 2024 wv senate racealex mooneyjoe manchin