Columnists past and future and "hanging" Hillary
Just another week of anti-Clinton messaging
Here is a list of last week's anti-Hillary Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page material:
Free Pass Given to Hillary (Thomas)
Hillary Clinton's Non-Indictment May Not Help Her (Barone)
Disqualifying, in a Sane World (Erickson)
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With no proof, we are told that Hillary Clinton wants to "scrap the Second Amendment"
Here is the key paragraph from this morning's editorial:
Clinton has been accused of wanting to scrap the Second Amendment entirely.
Accused by whom? The NRA? How about just one source as evidence? And couldn't we see just one Clinton quotation that indicates that she wants to "scrap the Second . . .
The Intelligencer cherry-picks and distorts the facts in order to support Donald Trump
Is the problem of illegal immigration getting worse? Yes, according to this morning's Intelligencer editorial:
With the federal fiscal year only slightly more than two-thirds over, the number of illegal immigrant families coming into the United States already is higher than for all of FY 2015, according to published reports. . . .
Some additional voices
Wednesday's Intelligencer editorial (see post below) asserted a couple of points: the cost of electricity has risen dramatically since Obama became president, it would become worse under a Clinton presidency, and our only hope to prevent $1000 a month electric bills is to elect Donald Trump. I did a bit more research today and found a . . .
Some geeky stuff on the cost of electricity
It's time for another anti-Hillary editorial. It meets all of the criteria:
What makes it somewhat different is the emphasis on the use of statistics (one verifiable but the rest not) to support the editorial point that electricity prices have risen dramatically since the beginning of the Obama presidency and will rise . . .
celebrating West Virginia Day
From this morning's lead editorial in the Wheeling Intelligencer, "Celebrating West Virginia":
For much of our history, the coal, oil and natural gas under our mountains and the timber clothing them served us well.
The Intelligencer is rewriting our history -- most of West Virginia's history . . .
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 . . .