As Ogden's coverage of McKinley and Manchin demonstrate: it's not about incumbency, it's about party affiliation
The Ogden papers have dropped all pretense of fairness and objectivity
Yesterday, I once again documented how the Wheeling “newspapers” have totally ignored congressman David McKinley’s opponents in the upcoming elections. Today, let’s compare Ogden's coverage of Republican incumbent McKinley with Democratic incumbent Joe Manchin.
Earlier this week, the locals featured a story about a public debate (in . . .
Online national media discover the West Virginia senatorial race
Those familiar with the party’s deliberations say the results are clear: With a little more than a month until the May 8 primary, Blankenship, a towering figure in West Virginia politics long before this campaign and an avid opponent of unions, has vaulted into essentially a three-way tie with his rivals and . . .
A recurring series that will chronicle WV's Republican senatorial primary
Fresh off its win in Alabama, Bannon/Breitbart backs Morrisey's candidacy
After opposing President Trump's and Mitch McConnell's candidate and winning with the far-right Judge Roy Moore, Steve Bannon has moved on to other primary races including one in West Virginia. The Hill reports:
A source familiar with Bannon's plans . . .
Here's the opening sentence of the Intelligencer's front-page, semi-weekly installment of "what Republican candidates are thinking with obligatory picture of David McKinley":
West Virginia gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole says he “prays for a Donald Trump White House.”
The other noteworthy quote came from Attorney . . .
Hint -- his choice isn't Hillary
Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray commented to Columbus Business First on some of the candidates for president:
Carly Fiorina: "a great lady."
Ted Cruz: "could be the guy."
Rick Santorum: "a friend for decades."
Murray thinks that Donald Trump will eventually flash out:
I think he alienates too many people to get . . .
Who cares -- it's just a theory
As of 10 AM this morning there were 4250 sources that carried this AP report:
Most GOP Candidates Flunk Climate Science
Not surprisingly, the Wheeling Intelligencer was not among them.
Here is what the AP did:
At the request of The Associated Press, eight climate and biological scientists graded for scientific accuracy what a dozen top . . .
Let's see if this gets any coverage in the national media. From the Guardian:
Jeb Bush will convene next week with a clutch of coal mining barons and reliable Republican party donors who have paid at least $7,500 each to huddle in secret with the presidential hopeful at a golfing and fly-fishing retreat in a hidden-away corner of . . .