Yesterday, both the Wheeling Intelligencer and the Wheeling News-Register responded to a call by the Boston Globe for editorials that dealt with Trump's "enemy of the people" rhetoric. Some thoughts:
1. I was surprised and happy to see that our local “newspapers” were finally willing to criticize President Trump.. . .
At the end of April, local editor Mike Myer devoted his Sunday column to racism arguing that we needed to find "a solution to bigotry." I reacted by doing a blog post that began:
Sunday morning's Mike Myer column, “Let’s Find A Solution To Bigotry,” made a number of points about racism. After giving a personal . . .
A look at how the Wheeling Intelligencer and national newspapers handled the report on priest molestation in Pennsylvania (with afternoon update)
The top story on last evening’s network newscasts was the report from a Pennsylvania grand jury that Roman Catholic priests had molested over 1,000 children.
How did major U.S. newspapers handle the story?
Here are the headlines from this morning’s Kiosko.net:
The New York Times put it at the top of their front . . .
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The Boston Globe wants newspapers on Thursday to editorially respond to President Trump’s attacks upon the news media
What will our local Ogden papers do?
From CNN Media:
The Boston Globe has been contacting newspaper editorial boards and proposing a "coordinated response" to President Trump's escalating "enemy of the people" rhetoric.
"We propose to publish an editorial on August 16 on the dangers of the administration's assault on the press . . .
It’s not about security; it’s about publicity for the secretary of state
A look at Secretary of State Warner’s self-congratulatory op-ed piece
Mac Warner, West Virginia’s Secretary of State, has an op-ed in this morning’s Wheeling News-Register about what he and the state are doing to secure elections. His use of hyperbole and self-congratulations is a bit much, however. He sets the tone early in the . . .
A candidate with no ideas
Patrick Morrisey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, apparently has nothing to say. For example, Morrisey's last eight Twitter comments are all about President Trump. Earlier today, he retweeted Trump's latest attack on the NFL:
The NFL players are at it again - taking a knee when they should be standing proudly for the . . .
Don Blankenship takes his argument for inclusion on the November ballot to the West Virginia Supreme Court
From the Charleston Gazette-Mail:
Don Blankenship is taking his battle to run for U.S. Senate to the West Virginia Supreme Court.
According to a petition for writ of mandamus filed with the state’s high court Thursday, Blankenship and the Constitution Party are challenging West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s . . .