West Virginia and the coronavirus
Waiting for Draft Kings to post the over/under on this one
West Virginia’s governor, yesterday:
NEW: Gov. Jim Justice said Monday he is confident West Virginia will meet its target goal of having 65% of its eligible population get at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine by June 20 when the mask mandate will be lifted. . . .
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Political odds and ends
Trump, McCarthy and Greene
Different takes on the Kevin McCarthy/Donald Trump meeting
HERO: Kevin McCarthy single-handedly tracked down the mastermind behind the Jan. 6 terrorist attack and is making a citizen's arrest pic.twitter.com/SmZEWzUJnS— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) January 28, 2021
The greatest news clip ever from @11thHour . . .
Despite only a few mentions in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer, President Trump has been making news
Here is some of what you may have missed
Trump on good/dead Democrats
After midnight, Trump retweeted a video from Cowboys for Trump in which the speaker,Couy Griffin, says that "the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat."
Thank you Cowboys. See you in New Mexico! https://t.co/aCRJeskUA8— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2020
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Another Trump compilation, Brad Pitt on SNL, and the Noble Prize
Trump stuff from around the Web
Lesson in non-verbal communication: “We stand behind the President”
Trending on Twitter, as I write this, is the Atlantic’s Trump compilation:
Brad Pitt as Dr. Fauci on SNL:
Two weeks ago, Dr. Fauci said that he'd want Brad Pitt to play him.
Two weeks later, Brad Pitt is playing Dr. Fauci on SNL. . . .
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More updates and news from around the Web
Bevin, CDC, Trump, Christianity Today, SNL
More on Kentucky's former governor
Matt Bevin, the former Kentucky governor,has doubled-down on one of his recent pardons. Today’s Washington Post explains:
Kentucky’s ex-governor pardoned a child rapist because the 9-year-old victim’s hymen was intact
That's because, despite the evidence, Bevin . . .
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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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 . . .