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Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 7

Is Hillary Clinton scared of West Virginia? Mike Myer explains why as he preaches to the choir

In today's column, Mike Myer tells us that Hillary Clinton is "scared of West Virginia." Why?

Here’s what may be going on: West Virginians, our coal miners in particular, are poster children in a very negative . . .

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July 30, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 6 (with July 18 update)

Columnists past and future and "hanging" Hillary

Just another week of anti-Clinton messaging

Here is a list of last week's anti-Hillary Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page material:

Syndicated Columns

Free Pass Given to Hillary (Thomas)
Hillary Clinton's Non-Indictment May Not Help Her (Barone)
Disqualifying, in a Sane World (Erickson)
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July 17, 2016

What's in the Democratic and Republican platforms?

And does it really matter?

I'm not sure that party platforms are all that important since the candidates don't necessarily follow them. The platforms, however, do give us some insight into what each party's insiders believe should be the direction of the party.

For example, the Democrat and Republican attitudes towards coal and climate change are . . .

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July 14, 2016

Another contemptible editorial

With no proof, we are told that Hillary Clinton wants to "scrap the Second Amendment"

Here is the key paragraph from this morning's editorial:

Clinton has been accused of wanting to scrap the Second Amendment entirely.

Accused by whom? The NRA? How about just one source as evidence? And couldn't we see just one Clinton quotation that indicates that she wants to "scrap the Second . . .

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July 08, 2016

Statistics don't lie but . . . .

Some geeky stuff on the cost of electricity

It's time for another anti-Hillary editorial. It meets all of the criteria:

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What makes it somewhat different is the emphasis on the use of statistics (one verifiable but the rest not) to support the editorial point that electricity prices have risen dramatically since the beginning of the Obama presidency and will rise . . .

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June 29, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 3

Benghazi!

The front page of this morning's Intelligencer carried about 80% of the AP article on the likelihood that Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic Party's nomination.

On the editorial page, however, it was business as usual as we got Patrick Buchanan's anti-Hillary column from last Thursday. I'm sometimes amazed that . . .

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June 07, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 2

with afternoon update

Two weeks ago I wrote about a couple of days' worth of anti-Clinton articles and columns found in our local "newspapers." Since I don't believe that this was a one-of-a-kind occurrence or that a newfound commitment to objectivity or a sense of fairness will suddenly overcome the editors, it may be time to create a separate . . .

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June 03, 2016

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