Jim Justice to run for U.S. Senate
And so it begins:
West Virginia GOP Gov. Jim Justice to reveal 2024 plans amid Senate run speculation https://t.co/bpfjPl5de7— John Raby (@jrabyap) April 26, 2023
And Justice knows what is important (I’m sure the timing on this is not coincidental):
I strongly support the . . .
The senator is going out of his way to alienate Democrats -- who does he think will vote for him once Justice joins the battle?
Picking a fight with the Biden administration:
The Biden administration is breaking its word to the American public by ignoring the text of the #InflationReductionAct to pursue its radical climate agenda. Let me be clear: if this continues, I'll do everything in my power to stop them — including voting to repeal the IRA. . . .
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Is Nexstar supporting Republican Patrick Morrisey’s run for governor? It sure looks like it
Nexstar owns four television outlets in West Virginia. (Local WTRF is one of them.) A segment from last weeks’ political interview show, “Inside WV Politics,” should make viewers wonder if it isn’t already supporting Morrisey’s run for . . .
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 . . .