This is quite a conspiracy, Mac, if it includes a judge appointed by Donald Trump
Tennis star John McEnroe’s often-repeated outburst when an umpire's call did not go his way quickly came to mind as I read an Ogden newspaper interview of Mac Warner, WV’s Secretary of State and candidate for WV governor, who was in Wheeling yesterday for a campaign fundraiser. The visit was covered by local stenographer Jocelyn King and . . .
And Riley Moore is their top dog
Treasurer Riley Moore gets front-page coverage for simply doing his job
From the front page of today’s Wheeling Intelligencer:
WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital Gets Almost $85,000 in Unclaimed Property
And it features this picture:
(The caption tells us that WH’s CEO is pointing out “ . . .
This time around, they’re served up to Senator Manchin
You may have seen this article by Ogden's editorial director, John McCabe, on the front page of this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer:
Wide-ranging interview with @Sen_JoeManchin: “My whole movement is basically how do you save the nation? We’ve got to save this nation. And it can’t be about one party doing it by themselves. We all . . .
It’s Hunter Biden: WV’s Secretary of State goes full “alternate reality” on the 2020 presidential election
Mac Warner now says the election was “stolen” and some actions by law enforcement, election officials, and media were “treasonous”
As has been documented by this blog, the AP, and other news sources, WV’s Secretary of State Mac Warner has consistently questioned the results of the 2020 presidential election despite holding a position that calls for neutrality. This week, Warner quit hedging:
“That election was thrown, it was stolen, and we should not rest . . .
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial tells us that because of WV Secretary of State Mac Warner and those like him, “Americans have every reason to be confident in our elections”
Mac Warner and election integrity
Today’s editorial praises WV's "well-regarded" Secretary of State, Mac Warner because
Goodness knows we have enough damage to repair, after the calculated attack on our confidence by those who repeatedly shared falsehoods via any means available in an attempt to undermine . . .
A look at how the Wheeling Intelligencer and WV Metro News covered the story
The Intelligencer: 1200 words for an Ogden favorite
Back in September, the Wheeling Intelligencer ran its one (and only) article about the Democratic candidate for Congress, Barry Wendell. Today, that same paper ran a top-of-the-front-page article about Republican Riley Moore, who announced yesterday that he is running for that same . . .
Finally getting national attention: On Saturday, the NY Times discussed the increasing partisanship of state secretaries of state in what is supposed to be a non-partisan job
And guess who is featured?
From Saturday's New York Times:
The article begins with WV Secretary of State Mac Warner’s early praise from his fellow state secretaries. It then explains how that has changed since the 2020 presidential election:
But some of them have been more reluctant to praise him since December 2020, when he climbed . . .