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 . . .
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 . . .
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:
This is a great reminder of how Trump lied about and ignored a clear and present danger to his fellow Americans: . . .
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 . . .
Trump and the pandemic
Who shut down the pandemic team?
President Trump: I didn't do it.
WATCH: @Yamiche presses President Trump on the decision to downsize the White House national security staff, eliminating jobs addressing global pandemics.— . . .
The president calls it "a nasty question" and asserts that "I didn't do it." pic.twitter.com/ENFgvLGlfd
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 . . .
President Trump tweeted this last evening:
Who knows what this means, but it sounds good to me! https://t.co/rQVA4ER0PV— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 8, 2020
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 . . .