Today’s editorial, “Budget Battle Underway,"tells its West Virginia readers about the ongoing fight over the Ohio budget. (Of course, there was no attempt to make this relevant for WV readers.) Upon closer examination, the editorial appears to be a shortened version of one published in the Marietta Times on June 9. It begins:
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Saluting the flag
Like his effort to return the U.S. to the gold standard, Alex Mooney continues to sponsor meaningful legislation that will benefit all West Virginians:
Another look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s editorial page
Old, irrelevant, and recycled editorials
With the exception of the weekend edition when local issues are sometimes addressed, the Wheeling Intelligencer’s daily two editorials are very predictable: one will be an (often-dated) editorial concerning West Virginia from another Ogden West Virginia paper and the other will be a mostly . . .
This is quite a conspiracy, Mac, if it includes a judge appointed by Donald Trump
Tennis star John McEnroe’s often-repeated outburst when an umpire's call did not go his way quickly came to mind as I read an Ogden newspaper interview of Mac Warner, WV’s Secretary of State and candidate for WV governor, who was in Wheeling yesterday for a campaign fundraiser. The visit was covered by local stenographer Jocelyn King and . . .
"Fair and balanced" Fox News (of course)
From the New York Times:
As President Biden was speaking from the White House on Tuesday, a Fox News chyron read: “Wannabe dictator speaks at the White House after having his political rival arrested." It came the day Donald Trump was charged with federal crimes in Miami. . . .
A look at how West Virginia fares in recent rankings
Recently, from U.S. News & World Report's "Best States" rankings:
And from WalletHub's state economic rankings:
Congressman and Senate candidate, Alex Mooney:
My statement on the Biden DOJ indictment of President Trump. pic.twitter.com/i1duUM5ZHU— Rep. Alex Mooney (@RepAlexMooney) June 9, 2023
Attorney General and candidate for governor, Patrick Morrisey:
Here we go again with another political prosecution… I think every American . . .