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Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 13

Page 5 of this morning's "newspaper" carried part of an AP story that examined how candidates' Clinton and Trump responded to the recent police shootings of black men. The Intelligencer headline reads:

Clinton, Trump Decry Latest Cop Shootings

Unfortunately for those interested in how both . . .

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September 22, 2016

Explaining the Republican attacks on Hillary

Newsweek examines the Right's strategy in attacking Clinton's "deplorables" and "putting coal miners out of work" speeches

Neil Buchanan writing in Newsweek on Saturday:

Trump and his people are now rolling out the oldest of Republican campaign themes: Find a statement by a Democrat that can be taken out of context, repeat it endlessly and claim to be horrified that Democrats could be so unfeeling, callous, or unpatriotic. Trump is, finally, a true . . .

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September 19, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 12 (with 9/19 update)

Ignoring another Trump 2nd Amendment solution for Hillary Clinton

On Friday Donald Trump suggested another 2nd Amendment solution for Hillary Clinton. Here is how the New York Times described it that night:

MIAMI — Donald J. Trump once again raised the specter of violence against Hillary Clinton, suggesting Friday that the Secret Service agents who guard her voluntarily disarm to “see what . . .

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September 18, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 11

"Fair and balanced" coverage of the health issue

Here are six paragraphs from today's balanced AP story on the candidates' health: the first two paragraphs summarize their health, the next two describe Trump's "swipe" at Clinton for her brief absence, and the last two feature Clinton's . . .

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September 16, 2016

Finding "deplorable" columnists to support Wednesday's editorial

Yesterday, I commented on the Intelligencer editorial that attacked Hillary Clinton's for her assertion that half of Donald Trump's followers were racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, and Islamophobic ("deplorables"). The paper's defense was that she was attacking them because they disagreed with her; Trump's own . . .

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September 15, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 10

Tuesday's Intelligencer editorials

"Showing Disdain for 'Coal People'"

According to this morning's lead editorial Bill Clinton joked in Pennsylvania last week that the "coal people" in eastern Kentucky and West Virginian "don't like any of us anymore." The editorial goes on to tell us that "coal people" have . . .

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September 14, 2016

The locals cover the benefits bill for retired miners

Updated September 9

What is left out of the locals' coverage of the benefit bill for retired miners?

On today's front pages, instead of using the Associated Press' coverage (most recently, here) of the effort to pass legislation for retired miners, the local "newspapers" use an article written by their energy reporter and chief . . .

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September 08, 2016

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