Some questions about the debt ceiling bill and the Mountain Valley Pipeline
How does a pipeline end up in a debt ceiling bill?
Let’s follow the money:
From Open Secrets: the pipeline’s builder, NextEra, gave $2,812,358 to legislators for the 2021-22 cycle which put them in the top 1% of all donors. Here are the top recipients of their 2022 senatorial political funding:
(Schumer . . .
Mooney's poll isn’t a poll, it is a type of political telemarketing called a "push poll"
So why then are Ogden newspapers giving space to it?
The American Association for Public Opinion Research explains what a push poll is:
AAPOR defines a "push poll" as a form of negative campaigning that is disguised as a political poll. “Push polls” are actually political telemarketing -- telephone calls disguised as research that aim to persuade . . .
A sealed indictment is "private, confidential, non-public"
So how does the Wheeling News-Register get a 1300 word article that features mostly Republican attacks?
The indictment against former president Donald Trump is sealed but that doesn’t prevent today’s Wheeling News-Register from giving local Republicans free reign to attack the prosecutor and Democrats. The top-of-the-front-page headline on this morning’s Wheeling News-Register reads:
Local, State Leaders Sound Off On Trump . . .
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An open question for the Wheeling Intelligencer: What is the limit -- what does Donald Trump need to do or say before you will criticize him?
Quite to the contrary, today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page demonstrates its support for his antisemitism
My previous post pointed to the racism and antisemitism that some of the leaders of the WV Republican Party have not-too-subtly embraced. Today, the Wheeling Intelligencer’s editorial page endorsed the antisemitism part by publishing this editorial cartoon by Gary Varvel:
Follow the Money: by Gary Varvel at CDN -
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Today's Wheeling Intelligencer: Lets not let the facts get in the way of our effort to score political points for the Republican Party
Here is the headline from one of yesterday's Associated Press stories on the situation in East Palestine, Ohio:
Today's Wheeling Intelligencer did not use this AP story choosing instead, a more local story. I have no problem with the paper's decision to feature an article about East Palestine residents seeking . . .
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What have West Virginia’s representatives been doing lately? (with 1/24 update)
Don’t expect our local Ogden Newspaper to cover any of this; they have more important “news” to cover
Mooney takes the extreme position on abortion:
I am honored to once again be the lead sponsor of the Life at Conception Act, which simply defines human life as beginning at the moment of conception. As a result, preborn babies are entitled to legal protection under the Constitution. #ProLife pic.twitter.com/IEOJVCKGqm . . .
Covering Riley Moore’s running-for-Congress announcement
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 . . .