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Of hypocrisy and bridges

The Intelligencer goes “all in” on Trump

This morning’s Intelligencer editorial, “Trump Abiding By The Oath He Took,” clearly demonstrates the extent to which the Wheeling “newspapers” will go to defend the Trump administration. According to the editorial, yesterday’s action by Trump (actually AG Jeff Sessions standing in for the President) was not about fulfilling his campaign . . .

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September 06, 2017

Do as we say not as we do

Do they actually read their own "newspaper"?

From the editorial page of this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer:

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On the left side is an editorial asking us to "End Hysteria Over Politics." On the right side is a column by the xenophobic, racist, and frequently hysterical Pat Buchanan, "Are We Nearing Civil War?"

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June 15, 2017

President Trump: "My administration is putting an end to the war on coal. We’re going to have clean coal, really clean coal."

Of course, that was in March

Periodically during Obama's presidency, our local "newspapers" would offer an editorial that told us about the potential advantages of clean coal and how the Obama administration was doing everything it could to prevent its research and development. For example, from a September editorial:

But during Obama’s . . .

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May 24, 2017

The missing picture from this afternoon's editorial

News-Register tells us that Trump's message to the Saudi's was clear: "Americans do not agree with discrimination against women."

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President Trump, Saudi King Salman and friends attending the men-only Toby Keith concert in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

(Source: The Hill with picture source: Getty Images)

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May 22, 2017

"History is written by the victors." (Winston Churchill)

Mike Myer begins the writing process

Today's Mike Myer column, "Take Him Seriously, Not Literally," argues that Trump supporters don't believe that he will actually carry out what he promised to do:

Meanwhile, a vast formerly inactive majority of Americans took Trump very seriously — but not literally.

He spoke for them, but in many cases, . . .

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November 13, 2016

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