But not on Trump
President Trump has recently shifted from ignoring, denying, and calling the coronavirus a Democratic plot to admitting that there is a problem. (But it's not his fault!) This quick video summarizes this change:
This is a great reminder of how Trump lied about and ignored a clear and present danger to his fellow Americans: . . .
This morning's news from Fox and others
This is how Fox's "straight news" website is covering coronavirus:— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) February 28, 2020
* It's not the main story
* The primary story on it is about Trump attacking Dems
* Tiny headline that notes Dow is down more than 900 points pic.twitter.com/DTY5o3G9s7
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Are there any other media sources defending the president's statements about Putin and the Russians?
This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial, “Credit Trump With Diplomacy,” supports Donald Trump’s statements following the president’s meeting with Putin. The editorial says nothing about Trump’s dismissal of the conclusions from America’s intelligence agencies nor does it mention the recent indictments of Russians by the Mueller . . .
They sink lower and lower: a Fox News anchor demonstrates that he has more journalistic integrity than the Wheeling Intelligencer
(with evening update)
Intelligencer tells Congress to “probe Clinton”
Once again the Intelligencer demonstrates that its allegiance to Trump supersedes any ethical coverage of a story. This morning’s editorial, “Probe Clinton Link to Uranium Deal,” is just a rehash of their last editorial on the subject on October 27. Of course there is nothing new and . . .
Robert Murray explains why Hillary Clinton wants to curb fossil fuels
Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray was on the FOX Business Network’s "Risk & Reward" earlier today and said:
“The reason why she wants to see coal eliminated is because she’s getting millions of dollars of kickback to the Clinton Foundation and to her campaign from people who she says needs government help,” Murray . . .
Seldom does a week goes by that one of our local "newspapers" doesn't remind us that Hillary Clinton said that "we're going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business." As has been pointed out by Clinton's supporters and a number of media sources, the quote lacks context and does not include . . .
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 . . .