The front page
The front-page story with the biggest headline is a feature article (with two pictures) about how a West Virginia native is dealing with the virus in Japan. Reporter Jennifer Compston-Strough talked to Joe Hindman, a New Martinsville WV native, who has lived with his family in Japan for 16 years.
Given the . . .
This morning's news from Fox and others
This is how Fox's "straight news" website is covering coronavirus:— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) February 28, 2020
* It's not the main story
* The primary story on it is about Trump attacking Dems
* Tiny headline that notes Dow is down more than 900 points pic.twitter.com/DTY5o3G9s7
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The top-of-the-page headline featured this morning in major national newspapers was yesterday’s pardons by President Trump. Typical was the Washington Post’s:
Trump grants clemency to high profile names
Similarly, here is the AP story that made it into 2,300 news sources:
11 big and not-so-big names . . .
She then rationalizes and enables Trump's behavior: “he is who he is"
Yesterday, West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito was quoted in an article by Business Insider on whether President Trump has learned any lessons from his impeachment. Capito’s response was like those of a number of Republican senators:
"I think he's learned that he has to be maybe a little more judicious and . . .
Not so in Wheeling -- we learned about the Democratic Party’s radicalism
This morning, the front-page headlines at major American newspaper featured at Kiosko.net covered the concerns over President Trump’s actions in the Roger Stone case and his continuing abuse of power. For example:
The Washington Post:
Trump tests limits of executive power in settling scores. . .
He just escalated his fight with WV's Joe Manchin -- one of few Democrats that have supported him
According to FiveThirtyEight, West Virginia's Joe Manchin leads all active Democrat senators in voting President Trump's way. Despite this, Trump criticized Manchin yesterday morning (see my last post). Not willing (or, more likely, unable) to stop, Trump continued his attack on Manchin last night:
...But, just like the people of . . .
Guess which one is a puppet, and which one is a great person
(Hint -- the puppet is not the one that votes 96% of the time with the President.)
From President Trump's Twitter* account:
I was very surprised & disappointed that Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia voted against me on the Democrat’s . . .