CRT, journalism, Obama and Morrisey
An explanation for the Republican emphasis on a theory that no one is teaching
2/2 All of the CRT panic, book banning and anti-protest laws are a direct response to this. They are trying to push white children’s exposure to - and sympathy for - racial issues back to the dark ages of Jim Crow ignorance. It is a simple as it is shocking.— . . .
The Republican covid strategy continues
West Virginia's covid numbers continue to increase
From the New York Times on December 31:
While Republican state officials continue to fight efforts to control the virus
As earlier COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits get their day before the U.S. Supreme Court in two weeks, West Virginia Attorney General . . .
Vaccines, Fauci, DeSantis, marijuana: what’s happening with WV’s attorney general?
Ignoring the numbers (and science), WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continues to fight against vaccine mandates
From earlier this month:
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined another multi-state lawsuit opposing a Biden administration vaccine mandate. This one concerns health care workers employed by providers . . .
Rep. McKinley and WV Attorney General Morrisey want to talk about fentanyl
Representative David McKinley (WV-1) plays with the fentanyl numbers
#bidensbordercrisis is having deadly consequences.
For the 5th straight month, more fentanyl has been seized at the southwest border than in the corresponding months in 2018, 2019, & 2020 combined.
Enough fentanyl was seized in June 2021 to kill 238 million . . .
WV’s attorney general is already angling for a position if the Republicans win the next presidential election
Praise for Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis
Yesterday, West Virginia's Attorney General tweeted:
.@GovRonDeSantis is doing a very good job in Florida moving his state forward.
The @GOP has many state officials who are leading during these challenging times. We can do so much better than the #BidenBlunders we are experiencing. . . .
Justice, Manchin, Morrisey and Capito
Governor Justice was on MSNBC earlier today
It did not go well:
.@SRuhle asks WV Gov. Justice about signing a bill restricting transgender athletes.
Ruhle: "Can you give me one example of a transgender child trying to get an unfair advantage? Just one in your state, you signed a bill about it."
Justice: "No, I can't really tell you . . .
With 4/22 update
How did WV’s elected officials respond to the decision in the Chauvin case?
There was nothing in today’s Ogden papers about their reaction and so I did some research. I could not find any response to the Chauvin verdict by our Republican House members: Mooney, Miller, and McKinley. Likewise, our Republican senator, Shelley Moore . . .