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For our local "newspapers," she may be gone but she won't be forgotten
What's a biased "newspaper" to do when longtime targets are no longer on the scene? Perhaps like Louisiana Republicans who held President Obama responsible for the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, they'll continue to ignore factual details and continue their hate fest. For instance, I suspect that our locals . . .
"History is written by the victors." (Winston Churchill)
Mike Myer begins the writing process
Today's Mike Myer column, "Take Him Seriously, Not Literally," argues that Trump supporters don't believe that he will actually carry out what he promised to do:
Meanwhile, a vast formerly inactive majority of Americans took Trump very seriously — but not literally.
He spoke for them, but in many cases, . . .
Election Day odds and ends
Intelligencer stays true to form
The largest headline on this morning's front page tells us:
Candidates Make Their Final Pitches
The report is yet another example of the Intelligencer's "fair-and-balanced" political reporting: a little over 20% of the article covers the Democrats as most . . .
Anti-Clinton editorial streak is alive in both papers
Local editorials by the numbers
As of Wednesday morning, November 2:
Number of consecutive editions of the Wheeling Intelligencer in which they have printed an anti-Clinton editorial: 5
Number of consecutive editions of the Wheeling News-Register in which they have printed an anti-Clinton editorial: 3
Number of new things we have learned about . . .
The shorter version of recent local editorials about Clinton and the Democrats
If you've read them, you can probably skip this post. Here are the shorter versions of three day's worth of anti-Clinton editorials.
"Voting for Trump Is Not Enough"
The shorter version: you must vote for Bill Cole for governor because Jim Justice is a Democrat and he might support . . .
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The Intelligencer makes major changes to a balanced front-page AP report on the election
Once again The Intelligencer has decided to expand its anti-Clinton agenda from the opinion page to include the front page. (Don't worry that the opinion page is being neglected, today's features this editorial: "Clinton Wrong on Critical Concerns.") Using the front page of the paper for their anti-Clinton agenda is not . . .
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More hypocrisy from the Wheeling "newspapers"
Yesterday, I documented how local Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson has changed his mind on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and yet the locals' front-page article about his views on trade said nothing about it. Today, both local "newspapers" featured a similar front-page story, "West Virginia Lawmakers Oppose Trade Deal," . . .