Off and on, I have been working on a longer post about how West Virginia's population (especially among its younger citizens) will continue to decline and the consequences it will have for the state. I'll get back to it, but for now, I'll note how WVU's president, E. Gordon Gee, has recently made a major contribution to that decline. Here is just a small sample of how the rest of the world sees us:
The New York Times
Finally, here is a look at our future state legislators
I find all of this very depressing.