Headline in today's Wheeling Intelligencer: "Photo of Correctional Officers Causes Controversy, Outrage"
The article does not include the photo, however.
"You can't handle the truth"
Periodically, the editor of Wheeling's "newspapers," Mike Myer, devotes a column to examples of political correctness from America's campuses. Myer then scolds these students for their political correctness. (They are, to use right wing slang, . . .
Trump and West Virginia
West Virginia is forecast to have America’s worst performing economy over the next six months
As Bloomberg reported earlier today:
West Virginia, a state President Donald Trump campaigned on reviving, is forecast to have the worst-performing economy in the nation over the next six months, Federal Reserve Bank of . . .
The question: what do we usually find on the Wheeling Intelligencer's front page on Monday?
As is often the case on Mondays, today's Wheeling Intelligencer front page contain little news especially if you believe that a news story ought to be current and relevant. Today’s front page features four stories -- only one of which meets both of those standards. (It's an AP story on the House impeachment inquiry.)
Here are . . .
Keeping up with the wars on Thanksgiving/Christmas and some interesting polls
It's no longer the Party of Lincoln: Republicans prefer Trump over Lincoln
The Economist and YouGov published results of its latest polling on U.S. politics this week. One poll gauged Trump's favorability versus Lincoln, who was the U.S. president between 1861 and 1865 and . . .
More love for the descendants of Arch Moore*
A year ago, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register published a front-page article about Riley Moore, Senator Capito’s nephew and grandson of former West Virginia governor, Arch Moore. As I wrote then:
Ogden political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, and the News-Register have outdone themselves with one of the longest front-page stories . . .
And from her responses, she also didn’t watch the same hearings that I watched
Yesterday, West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito was on Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier." Baier asked her about impeachment:
BAIER: Senator, there are some Republicans, Will Hurd from Texas, others, who've said that what the President did and how he did it was inappropriate, but not impeachable.
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Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) refers to the Civil War as the War of Northern Aggression
This afternoon, I worked on a blog post about how West Virginia media have uncritically covered David McKinley (WV-1) on the impeachment issue. (I’ll publish it tomorrow.) In researching the coverage, I noticed that the congressman discussed the issue on Hoppy Kercheval’s talk show on MetroNews Radio last Friday* and so I listened to the . . .