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 . . .
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 . . .
West Virginia politics and Trump World
The WV2 congressional district race adds a few more Republicans
Local WV State Senator Ryan Weld:
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Monday about the future of West Virginia. I’m looking forward to sharing with you my plans to continue the work already started by standing up for West Virginia and fighting back against the out-of-touch . . .
With 4/6 update
Senator Joe Manchin
Manchin eschewing politics?
Yesterday, I found the Wheeling Intelligencer’s front page headline laughable:
We are talking about Joe Manchin who, once he gets beyond protecting his own financial interests, is always focused on politics. (In fairness to Manchin, isn't that why we call . . .
So how does the Wheeling News-Register get a 1300 word article that features mostly Republican attacks?
The indictment against former president Donald Trump is sealed but that doesn’t prevent today’s Wheeling News-Register from giving local Republicans free reign to attack the prosecutor and Democrats. The top-of-the-front-page headline on this morning’s Wheeling News-Register reads:
Local, State Leaders Sound Off On Trump . . .
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was the first to respond:
Is it appropriate for the state's chief legal officer to comment on this without . . .
The Governor has had his wages garnished:
A bank has taken legal action to garnish the wages of Gov. Jim Justice in order to pay off an $850,000 civil judgment against one of his coal interests. https://t.co/ZThPJ27QiW— Charleston Gazette-Mail (@wvgazettemail) March 28, 2023
What climate change? Last week, Justice rejected “ . . .