Maybe not, but it would appear that Trump has lost the Wheeling Intelligencer
I’m trying not to make too big of a deal out of it (I realize that it’s not quite at the level of Lyndon Johnson losing Walter Cronkite in 1968), but today, Donald Trump appears to have lost the Wheeling Intelligencer. This morning, not one, but two of the Intelligencer’s syndicated columnists suggested that it’s time for Trump to leave . . .
Inquiring minds want to know!
Last night, Fox created fake news by altering a photograph:
Brian Kilmeade, filling in for Tucker Carlson tonight, shared a clearly fake, photoshopped image of the judge involved in approving the Mar-a-Lago warrant pic.twitter.com/W3cxHdy6id— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 12, 2022
That's despicable. (It was also a sloppy . . .
A continuing look at how the area’s congressional representation is dealing with the crisis in the Ukraine
Rob Portman’s photo-ops
On Sunday, Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman attended a Ukrainian prayer service:
Sen. Rob Portman spoke during a prayer vigil at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma this afternoon.https://t.co/bPEshhfOpL— WDTN (@WDTN) February 27, 2022
And here is a more recent Portman photo-op:. . .
McKinley praises Trump and criticizes Biden
By contrast, President Trump projected American strength, preventing Putin from taking the actions we are seeing today.— David B. McKinley (@RepMcKinley) February 24, 2022
Some quick history
2016 - Trump campaign works to block giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian forces . . .
Deleting government documents: A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
First, a quick history:
Trump got elected in part by attacking Clinton for deleting emails that she deemed personal, then spent four years destroying official documents despite federal law. @AshleyRParker @jdawsey1 @thamburger @JaxAlemany https://t.co/bbQa9V2geU— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) February 6, 2022
The Wheeling . . .
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorializes about the infrastructure package in order to praise/support our local congressman
The infrastructure bill passed early Saturday morning. Despite its importance, there was nothing about the legislation in yesterday’s local papers. (See previous post.) Today, the Intelligencer continued to ignore the particulars of the bill but did editorially applaud local representative and Ogden favorite, David McKinley, for voting for . . .
Fox to create a weather channel, remembering the insurrection
Fox to politicize the weather?
From the New York Times:
As the appetite for cable news wanes, Rupert Murdoch is preparing to launch a new TV venture: Fox Weather.
The company is aggressively poaching star meteorologists, hoping to become a powerful new player in a sphere long dominated by the Weather Channel. . . .