Attention, Senator Capito
I know you are still deciding, but here's an interesting poll from Fox News:
seen on Fox News pic.twitter.com/OUza5WFiHm— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 19, 2022
Except that Greitans is the current governor of Missouri and he's running for the U.S. Senate:
We are . . .
Republican talking points on the Texas shooting
The first scapegoat (a teacher) doesn't work -- the door had been closed:
Uvalde teacher closed propped-open door before shooting, Texas officials say https://t.co/BXCrRpFO6Z— The Guardian (@guardian) June 1, 2022
Last night -- a new scapegoat -- Laura Ingraham blamed marijuana. Straight from Reefer Madness (1936):
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Governor Jim Justice: “Today, all of a sudden, the whole world is running through the streets saying where is West Virginia?”
Not to worry, today's Intelligencer front-page cleans up his act for him
This morning's Wheeling Intelligencer features an article on recent statements by the state’s governor, Jim Justice. Almost half of the 438-word article by Ogden’s Jess Mancini are direct quotes from the governor. However, the front-page article ignores the following Justice statements that were picked-up by other media:
West . . .
From the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s coverage of last night’s speech by WV Governor Jim Justice:
Gov. Justice on Thursday used his State of the State address as a victory lap for economic development and tourism in West Virginia, saying the state had avoided a lot of the partisan bickering that’s taking place in Washington.
Then came . . .
A question for Senators Capito and Manchin, Governor Justice, and the WV GOP: Why is West Virginia not taking any of the Afghanistan refugees?
The WV Republican Party and Senator Shelley Moore Capito have been strong critics of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, and both have expressed sympathy for the plight of Afghan citizens who worked closely with this country for the last two decades.
Here is an Axios map that documents where the first wave of Afghan . . .
It's not good news
From today's New York Times, West Virginia is now #1:
It isn't much better locally:
From the Associated Press, yesterday:
West Virginia has highest number of weekly virus cases in 7 monthshttps://t.co/rOoBzGJB0p— John Raby (@jrabyap) August 29, 2021
And here is WV Governor Jim . . .
WV, Ohio County, and Governor Justice
Current WV dashboard:
And from the New York Times dashboard:
And from WV Metro News' Jake Flatley on Wheeling Hospital:
.@Whg_Hospital CEO Douglass Harrison says he is concerned with back to school and the spread of COVID-19 among children.
"WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is not prepared to take an . . .