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This reminds me of the old joke that begins "two narcissists walk into a bar and the first one says . . ."

Governor Jim Justice tells us why President Trump loves West Virginia

I couldn't make this stuff up. Here's West Virginia governor Jim Justice explaining yesterday why Trump is so attracted to West Virginia:

“The gamble that you have that is so on the table is, whether you like him or don’t like him, whether you like me or don’t like me, you have a president of the United States . . .

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June 14, 2019

Note to Representative McKinley: President Trump is upset that he hasn't received the Nobel Peace Prize

Maybe you should nominate him again

Last May, WV Rep. David McKinley was among 18 Republican congressmen who nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. (I wrote about it here.) As you are probably aware, the president did not get the prize. Apparently, Trump is still upset that he didn't win but Obama did. At this morning's press conference, he claims that . . .

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February 15, 2019

Trump doubts that he will win the Nobel Peace Prize

WV politicians search for new awards to bolster president’s ego and endear themselves with Trump’s West Virginia base

President Trump apparently has concluded that he will not win the Nobel Peace Prize. According to People:

On Wednesday, Trump, 72, revealed that he does not think he will be honored with the prestigious . . .

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November 29, 2018

Patrick Morrisey

A candidate with no ideas

Patrick Morrisey, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, apparently has nothing to say. For example, Morrisey's last eight Twitter comments are all about President Trump. Earlier today, he retweeted Trump's latest attack on the NFL:

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August 10, 2018

Reading the morning Intelligencer editorial page

Ohio State scandal and powerful liberals

Intelligencer editorial: Ohio State scandal is “disturbing”

One of this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorials is concerned about what has been uncovered in the investigation of the Ohio State wrestling scandal:

Good for OSU officials for turning over all the rocks they can find. Now, they need to start asking why, . . .

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July 13, 2018

WV's senate candidates can't get close enough to Trump and his family

Don Jr. in Charleston to support Morrisey

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From this morning's Charleston Gazette-Mail:

Donald Trump Jr. joined the West Virginia attorney general on the campaign trail Tuesday in an effort to hitch the latter’s U.S. Senate bid to economic success reported under . . .

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June 06, 2018

President Trump at his most humble

On whether he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

From CNN earlier today:

Trump was asked by a reporter while holding a Cabinet meeting at the White House whether he deserved the honor, to which the President replied with a large smile: "Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it."

Everyone?

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May 09, 2018

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