A look at today's Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial praises the American economy and its low unemployment rate which is currently 3.9%. It then contrasts this rate with 2020:
Three years ago, during the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation’s unemployment rate was 6.9%. Just six months earlier at the beginning of COVID-19, it was . . .
Will the last remaining Republican (Shelley?) please turn out the lights
Yesterday, from Delegate Moore Capito (Shelley Moore Capito’s son, Arch Moore’s grandson, and Riley Moore’s cousin), who is running for governor:
As a 6th generation West Virginian and father of two young children, the future of our state is personal to me. I've long said that I would choose to support the Republican nominee for President . . .
More importantly, it is also intellectually dishonest
Today’s editorial, “Poor Timing at Play With Ohio Issue 1,” follows its Monday predecessors – it’s old and it’s from an Ogden Ohio paper. (In this case, it appears to have been first published by the Youngstown Vindicator over two months ago on May 21.) Most importantly, it wants us to believe that Ohio Issue 1, which will change the Ohio . . .
A year-and-a-half ago, I did back-to-back posts (see here and here) about WV Governor Jim Justice’s attempt to turn WV Public Broadcasting into a Republican news outlet. Since then, WV’s public broadcasting outlet has lost a couple of good reporters. (Most notably Dave Mistich.) They are minus another good one this week as WVPB fired* Amelia . . .
Four Republican constitutional amendments lose and this is their top story?
What was today’s top story in Wheeling, West Virginia? I think most readers who follow local and state politics would quickly answer “the defeat of all four proposed amendments to the West Virginia Constitution.” Why? For starters, the amendments were the handiwork of the West Virginia GOP which pitched hard for their adoption:
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The Wheeling News-Register publishes yet another Republican op-ed filled with lies and misrepresentations
Mike Oliverio lectures us about why Biden’s FCC nominee, Gigi Sohn, should be rejected
This weekend, the Wheeling News-Register published an op-ed by Republican candidate for state senate Mike Oliverio who argues that President Biden's nominee to the Federal Communications Commission, Gigi Sohn, should be rejected.
Lying about what Gigi Sohn said
Oliverio writes about Sohn in "Oppose Biden Nominee . . .
Deleting government documents: A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
First, a quick history:
Trump got elected in part by attacking Clinton for deleting emails that she deemed personal, then spent four years destroying official documents despite federal law. @AshleyRParker @jdawsey1 @thamburger @JaxAlemany https://t.co/bbQa9V2geU— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 6, 2022