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No, Senator Capito, he learned that the Trump Party will say nothing regardless of what he does

More quid pro quo from Trump

Here’s West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito following the Senate impeachment trial on the quid pro quo charges against Trump:

"I think he's learned that he has to be maybe a little more judicious and careful, the way he's phrasing certain things," said Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia as she . . .

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March 27, 2020

Our local editor tells us that he’s “been the little newspaper editor who cried wolf” on the coronavirus

Has he been? A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage of the coronavirus

Saturday’s column by Ogden’s local editor, Mike Myer, is about pandemics and how quickly they can spread. Early in “COVID-19 Is Deadly Wakeup Call,” Myer explains that this is the reason why he is so concerned:

Well, how quickly can a benign virus, unable to even penetrate human cells, develop that ability? As little as two . . .

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March 23, 2020

Trump's media supporters change their tune on the virus

But not on Trump

President Trump has recently shifted from ignoring, denying, and calling the coronavirus a Democratic plot to admitting that there is a problem. (But it's not his fault!) This quick video summarizes this change:

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March 18, 2020

Hypocritical and pathetic

Mike Myer advises us not to play the “blame game”

Local Ogden editor Mike Myer’s column, “Blame Game Is Severe Side Effect,” in today’s Wheeling News-Register, asks us to refrain from what he calls the “blame game” in assessing the coronavirus pandemic. Here's his conclusion which I believe adequately summarizes the point he's trying to make:

COVID-19 isn’t the first . . .

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March 15, 2020

Dealing with the coronavirus (with 3/14 update)

Trump and the pandemic

Who shut down the pandemic team?

President Trump: I didn't do it.

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March 13, 2020

Trump gets his priorities straight

Fossil fuels relief and coronavirus testing

Earlier today from the MIT Technology Review:

The Trump administration is “strongly considering” pushing a bailout package for US oil and natural-gas companies, as plummeting fuel prices and the coronavirus outbreak hammer the industry, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. . . .

The administration has moved rapidly to . . .

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March 10, 2020

Correction on my previous post: In addition to playing golf, Trump was also fiddling

President Trump tweeted this last evening:

From today's Washington Post:

When Trump tweeted the image on Sunday night, he said that while he appreciated the sentiment of the meme he . . .

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March 09, 2020

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