Today’s editorial comes out against sexual assault but ignores recent actions by Trump’s education department
This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial on sexual assault, ”Keeping Campus Safe for Women,” uses a recent increase in sexual assault at Ohio State University to argue that the university needs to act:
If the risk to women has . . .
The latest MetroNews Poll is out
Earlier today, MetroNews published its poll of approval/disapproval ratings for West Virginia's politicians. Here are the results:
Manchin 51% approval, 34% disapproval
Trump 48% approval, 39% disapproval
Capito 40% approval, 38% disapproval
Justice 34% approval, 44% disapproval
From . . .
Are they related?
Virginian Dan Harnsberger has been the subject of several media stories this week. In case you missed them, Harnsberger is a real estate agent by day and a professional wrestler for Appalachian Mountain Wrestling by night. It’s his wrestling name and his persona that has generated the interest: Harnsberger is the Progressive Liberal. And . . .
It's just Wheeling "newspapers" doing their job supporting the Trump presidency
As can be seen by perusing other newspapers, yesterday's top national news story was former Attorney General Sally Yates telling senators that she had warned President Trump about Michael Flynn. Here is a sample from Kiosko.net:
While it made it to the front page of every newspaper on Kiosko, Wheeling's "newspapers" totally . . .
Here's another fact-challenged tweet from President Trump on Thursday:
I want to help our miners while the Democrats are blocking their healthcare.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 27, 2017
As fact checker Politifact explained later that day:
Trump’s tweet that "Democrats are blocking their healthcare" is disingenuous. . . .
Wheeling "newspapers" give us very little information on that critical question
Last November, the state of West Virginia overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump for president. What does the president's budget do to repay the state? If you read this morning's "newspaper" you did not learn very much about how Trump's proposed budget will affect West Virginians.
The Intelligencer used two AP articles to . . .
Hey, its News Sunshine Week and so we get to read yet another self-congratulatory editorial
Three or four times a year, our local "newspapers" praise themselves for unselfishly doing what is right for their readers (at least as they see it). Anniversaries of both papers' founding are sure things as well as "Newspaper Sunshine Week." With Sunshine Week upon us, today's editorial, "Safeguarding Our . . .