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WV polling and endorsements

Polling

Public Policy Polling released a new West Virginia poll yesterday. Here are some results and commentary from PPP:

Republican presidential

PPP's new West Virginia poll finds it's likely to just keep Donald Trump's recent streak of dominant victories right on going. Trump leads in the state . . .

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May 04, 2016

The weekend opinion pages on Kasich, Cruz and Trump

The locals "newspapers" abandon Kasich and embrace Cruz

Mike Myer and the editorial writers probably aren't going to admit it but they've given up on John Kasich. If the locals still thought he had a chance they would not have printed Jonah Goldberg's column on Sunday:

Kasich Overstays His Welcome . . .

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April 11, 2016

Sunday News-Register merges the front page with the editorial page

Okay, a question for all those local readers with a good memory or for those who know what to expect from our local "newspapers."

Here are the five headlines from the front page of today's (Sunday's) Wheeling News-Register. One story had the largest headline, the highest word count, and the biggest picture. Which . . .

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March 13, 2016

Intelligencer continues its Kasich push

with February 15 update

Kasich on the front page

Yesterday's Intelligencer top-of-the-page headline proclaims the earth-shattering news:

Kasich Touts His Conservatism

Okay, by what criteria is this the top new story of the day? Did readers not know that he was conservative? Or is it that he was hiding it and now he's touting it? . . .

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February 14, 2016

Ryan Ferns named to Kasich's election team

Intelligencer and News-Register favorite should make a big difference in Kasich's grassroots support

Breaking news from the front page of today's Intelligencer:

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has named West Virginia Sen. Ryan Ferns to lead grassroots efforts to build support for his 2016 presidential bid in the Mountain State.

Great! Ferns has been a long-time supporter and this should put Kasich over-the-top in West . . .

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November 05, 2015

More pro-Kasich editorials

Back on July 22 the Intelligencer,with not much subtlety, began its campaign to get Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, elected president. With a front-page AP story missing most of the original's negative paragraphs, the Intelligencer covered his official entry into the Republican sweepstakes. On the editorial page, we then . . .

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August 03, 2015

Intelligencer backs Kasich

With an edited front-page AP report and an enthusiastic editorial, the Wheeling Intelligencer made it clear that Ohio Govenor John Kasich is their current favorite in the 2016 presidential election. Kasich officially announced for the presidency yesterday and today the Intellgencer began its campaign to get him elected.

If you read . . .

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July 22, 2015

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