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From President Trump earlier today

This is from the same president who reminded us last July 4th of the important role our airports played during . . .

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April 22, 2020

No surprise: The Wheeling Intelligencer's editor wants to open the economy

In a column about the coronavirus, the word “Trump” doesn’t appear but it’s still a win-win-win situation for the President and that’s all that matters

Today’s Mike Myer column begins by paraphrasing Ben Franklin (without giving him credit):

Those who would sacrifice their freedom for a little safety deserve neither, it has been said. But we do it all the time, and the civil libertarians don’t seem to have a problem.

(They do have a problem, Mike – you either . . .

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April 18, 2020

The Wheeling Intelligencer goes “all-in” for Trump (with update)

The "news" section ignores yesterday’s two-hour+ press briefing/campaign rally as its editorial page is filled with Trump’s defenders’ talking points

Here are samples from yesterday’s press briefing

Readers of the Intelligencer can imagine the outrage had Obama argued that his . . .

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April 14, 2020

Coronavirus news and views from the Wheeling Intelligencer

On Friday, the Intelligencer wrapped-up a 7,500 word, six-part, front-page series on the pandemic

Unfortunately, it was the 1918 pandemic. Couldn’t this have been summarized in one story with the rest of space devoted to the 2020 pandemic?

Easter Bunny virus news

From Friday, page 7:

Easter Bunny Set . . .

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April 11, 2020

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Betting on elections

(See two posts down.)

Local delegate Shawn Fluharty quoted in the Wall Street Journal:

With billionaires in public office, and money already a huge part of U.S. elections, the idea that betting could tarnish the democratic process is “laughable,” Fluharty said.

Some honesty . . .

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April 09, 2020

Coronavirus odds and ends 2

Obamacare

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April 04, 2020

Hey, maybe no one will notice!

Trump fires chief watchdog on a Friday night in the middle of a pandemic

From Politico last night:

President Donald Trump has fired the intelligence community’s chief watchdog, Michael Atkinson, who was the first to sound the alarm to Congress last September about an “urgent” complaint he received from an intelligence official involving Trump’s communications with Ukraine’s president.

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April 04, 2020

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