It’s Hunter Biden: WV’s Secretary of State goes full “alternate reality” on the 2020 presidential election
Mac Warner now says the election was “stolen” and some actions by law enforcement, election officials, and media were “treasonous”
As has been documented by this blog, the AP, and other news sources, WV’s Secretary of State Mac Warner has consistently questioned the results of the 2020 presidential election despite holding a position that calls for neutrality. This week, Warner quit hedging:
“That election was thrown, it was stolen, and we should not rest . . .
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 . . .
What have West Virginia's senators been doing lately?
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 . . .
Covering the WV Public Broadcasting controversy
A year-and-a-half ago, I did back-to-back posts (see here and here) about WV Governor Jim Justice’s attempt to turn WV Public Broadcasting into a Republican news outlet. Since then, WV’s public broadcasting outlet has lost a couple of good reporters. (Most notably Dave Mistich.) They are minus another good one this week as WVPB fired* Amelia . . .
The Monday Intelligencer: Another recycled editorial and Steven Allen Adams writes about a popular meme that he says doesn’t make West Virginians look good
The lazy Intelligencer once again demonstrates its disdain for its readership
If today’s lead editorial looked familiar, the exact same editorial was run on August 8 under a different title. Once again, the paper shows no respect for its readers; filler is all that matters.
Steven Allen Adams blames West Virginians for . . .
No response is my response
Finally, Senator Capito comments on gun legislation
Last month, Ogden Newspapers' political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, wrote a PR piece on West Virginia's Senator Shelley Moore Capito. (I believe he is required to do one every month.) The front-page article told us:
Shelley Moore Capito Stays Busy in Washington
As is often the case with Adams' Capito . . .
Should we dismiss the recent reporting on Senator Manchin’s coal interests as old news?
Ogden’s political reporter thinks so
From Steven Allen Adams on Friday:
Can someone tell the folks crowing about the various articles detailing Manchin’s relationship w/ the Grant Town power plant that they didn’t reveal anything that hasn’t been known about for more than 20 years? It’s not hard hitting investigative reporting. It’s recycling.— Steven Allen Adams . . .
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