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 . . .
Some stuff I found while looking for other stuff
President Trump has a good reason for everything he does!
Here, Trump explains to Fox & Friends why he didn't like Ukrainian Ambassador Yovanovitch.
According to CBS News:
President Trump attacked former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday, saying she was "not an angel" and . . .
Earlier, Republican jurors/senators met to discuss impeachment strategy
Publicly, a number of Republican senators have declined to comment on the mounting evidence against president Donald Trump citing the possibility that they would later become jurors -- they would weigh the evidence in the Senate trial. For example, here’s West Virginia’s Capito:
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said she’d . . .
Is Ogden’s “newspapers on the cheap” the only way to go?
No news on yesterday’s front pages
The front page of yesterday’s Wheeling Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register consisted of two word-for-word PR releases and two old articles from another Ogden paper. On page 1 were the following:
West Liberty’s International Month Grows
Other than updating date . . .
Irrelevant news and "handling the truth"
Trump barely makes the front page
As noted in my previous post, President Trump was only referenced once in Friday's Wheeling Intelligencer -- on the last page of the paper in an article about the Kentucky governor's race. Despite Friday being an especially newsworthy day in the impeachment hearings, . . .