Is it time to stick a fork in Alex Mooney?
Okay, Donald Trump still faces additional indictments, but that doesn’t appear to matter in West Virginia; for the most part, the WV Trump Party still hangs on his every word. And while the former president has not yet endorsed anyone in the WV Republican senatorial primary, rumors appear to . . .
With 4/6 update
Senator Joe Manchin
Manchin eschewing politics?
Yesterday, I found the Wheeling Intelligencer’s front page headline laughable:
We are talking about Joe Manchin who, once he gets beyond protecting his own financial interests, is always focused on politics. (In fairness to Manchin, isn't that why we call . . .
You wonder where the regulators were, Senator? Haven’t you worked most of your career to get rid of them?
Here is WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito on WV Metro’s Talkline discussing the recent bank failures:
“Where were the regulators? The regulators had to be looking at the SVB bank and saying to themselves the average amount of insured depositors at that bank was less than 10 percent,” she said, contending that percentage should . . .
Just in time for the State of the Union, the Wheeling Intelligencer prints Senator Capito’s opinion piece on “Biden Policies Hurting America”
Additionally, Capito’s T-ball coach joins West Virginia stenographers to tee one up for the senator
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer op-ed by WV’s West Virginia’s Republican senator blames President Biden's policies for America’s inflation. Not surprisingly, Shelley Moore Capito’s message has not changed in two years: the inflation is all Biden’s fault. Sadly, in that period, with the exception of pipelines, Capito has never mentioned . . .
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 . . .
Wait a minute: Haven’t Republicans spent most of the year telling us how terrible the Inflation Reduction Act was for West Virginia
West Virginians probably saw coverage of this in their morning newspaper:
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Last month, I wrote about WV Senator Shelley Capito Moore’s backing of proposed legislation that would protect interracial and same-sex marriages. In the post, I noted how Capito’s support for the bill brought her a lot of angry online criticism. This morning, the Wheeling News-Register carried an Associated Press article about Republican . . .