Despite the date, the largest article in yesterday’s/today’s Wheeling News-Register was not about 9/11
No, it was a totally uncritical look at those who don’t believe in masks
Here’s how local reporter Eric Ayres began his front-page article on the anti-maskers in Marshall County:
Scores of parents gathered in Moundsville on Friday night in the wake of the Marshall County Board of Education’s decision to require mask-wearing in school starting Monday — and none of them seemed to be happy about the new . . .
Yes, it's the usual Republican lack of self-disclosure and hypocrisy
The Wheeling Intelligencer
Wednesday's predictable editorial
Here's the editorial:
President’s Speech Emboldens Enemies
There’s no mention in the editorial of what the United States has gained from twenty years of war in Afghanistan – the editorial is only about blaming President Biden.. . .
WV, Ohio County, and Governor Justice
Current WV dashboard:
And from the New York Times dashboard:
And from WV Metro News' Jake Flatley on Wheeling Hospital:
.@Whg_Hospital CEO Douglass Harrison says he is concerned with back to school and the spread of COVID-19 among children.
"WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is not prepared to take an . . .
National, West Virginia, and the issues of racism and masking
The United States
The bigger picture:
The United States reported more than 1,000,000 new coronavirus cases in the last seven days for the first time since February 2, according to data from @CNN and Johns Hopkins University.— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) August 21, 2021
The most recent WV . . .
Fixing stupid (Yes, it’s hard to do) (with 7/31 update featuring the governor's reaction and a Cawthorn apology)
West Virginia, the coronavirus, and Republican representation
The state’s coronavirus numbers are rising quickly
From Sean O'Leary at the WV Center on Budget and Policy:
Active cases are up 63% (1,259 to 2,057)— Sean O'Leary (@OLearySW) July 30, 2021
And here is our local congressional representative, David McKinley, leading by example:
Nancy Pelosi has become unhinged . . .
Masks, mistakes, Republicans and Trump
Our Republican governor and legislators
Hey, remember 6 years ago when WV Republicans promised all that job growth once they passed right-to-work and got rid of the prevailing wage? How well did that work?
Governor Justice said yesterday that doing away with prevailing wages and passing so called "right to work" have not helped . . .
You would think that those who were at the head of line would have some sympathy for those who weren’t
Not necessarily so. Here’s our local congressman, David McKinley:
Nominee for terrible legislator:
“Complaining about not getting enough vaccines is like complaining about the size of your meal," said Rep. David McKinley . . .