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More on racism from the Wheeling Intelligencer editor

Perceptions are everything?

Today’s Mike Myer opinion column continues his Saturday discussion of race relations. In the column, Myer makes the argument that “Perception Really Is Everything”:

Perceptions are everything to us. Reality doesn’t matter as much as what we believe it to be. That’s a key to race relations.

Myer follows this with . . .

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June 10, 2020

Here we go again!

More posturing from our local editor – this time on racism

Remembering Ogden’s Bransfield coverage

2019’s biggest local news story was the corruption and sexual scandals surrounding the former bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, Michael Bransfield. Despite being located in the same city as Bransfield, the Wheeling papers did no investigating of the bishop – that was left to an . . .

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June 06, 2020

Coronavirus: Looking for a scapegoat

Trump (and some Republicans) continue to blame the Chinese

Yesterday, from President Trump:

This follows a number of other statements by Trump, some . . .

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March 17, 2020

Thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Narcissist-in-Chief and his enablers

President Trump explaining why the day is important

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January 21, 2020

In two columns, local editor Mike Myer discusses the prison trainees’ Nazi salute

He doesn’t blame the trainees, he blames education. I disagree.

Last week, local editor Mike Myer argued that the “Fault Is Ours, Not Trainees.’” In that column, Myer contrasted today’s students with those who grew up after World War II:

West Virginians then understood what the Nazi salute stood for — murderous, organized, institutional evil.

Do younger people, not just here but in other . . .

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December 15, 2019

Trump compares his impeachment to a “lynching”

Will the Wheeling Intelligencer finally criticize the president? Don’t bet on it.

A lynching?

Earlier today, the President tweeted:

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October 22, 2019

The Wheeling Intelligencer continues to ignore Trump’s racism

Because it’s the Democrats who are the real racists!

If you’ve had access to any news sources beyond our local Ogden “newspapers” this weekend, you’re probably aware of the president’s Twitter attacks on Congressman Elijah Cummins of Baltimore. This was the first one on Saturday morning:

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July 29, 2019

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