Political odds and political ends
Celebrating the insurrection, McKinley, and Capito
Celebrating the January 6 attack on the Capitol
New: Far-right orgs are commemorating the Jan. 6 attack — with events celebrating the attackers https://t.co/TJSpAWMwWp # via @HuffPostPol— Liz Skalka (@lizskalka) January 5, 2022
365 days in the year and they chose January 6
I will pass on this one:
Hey! The . . .
It's simple: fight efforts to control the virus and then blame Biden for what happens
The Republican covid strategy continues
West Virginia's covid numbers continue to increase
From the New York Times on December 31:
While Republican state officials continue to fight efforts to control the virus
As earlier COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits get their day before the U.S. Supreme Court in two weeks, West Virginia Attorney General . . .
More on the Republican coronavirus strategy (WV chapter)
Discourage control of the virus then blame Biden for the results
The WV Republican Party continues to fight mandates
WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey:
We are working on yet another lawsuit against the Biden Administration. You would think they would have learned their lesson about mandates?
Our work continues after we file our huge party brief at SCOTUS on our Article I, EPA authority case . . .
Blame Biden for everything!
A look at the Twitter account of West Virginia’s Trump Party
The WV GOP regularly tweets about President Biden’s handling of the economy. In particular, they especially like to criticize his job creation numbers:
CNN On Jobs Report: “Way Less, Way Less Than Anybody Expected…Worst Of The Year”https://t.co/48NcCR8Ahh— WVGOP (@WVGOP) October 10, 2021
And here is . . .
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WV Republican propaganda passing as news in the Wheeling Intelligencer (case #798)
From the front page of today’s Wheeling Intelligencer, here is the headline on a story about West Virginia’s Republican Secretary of State, Mac Warner:
Warner Seeks To Be ‘Good Referee’ Of Elections
And here is our “good referee” at a pro-Trump rally last December:
(I wrote about it here.)
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$1 trillion infrastructure bill passes House
Local representative, David McKinley, one of 13 Republicans to vote for the bill
From the New York Times:
House Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Putting Social Policy Bill on Hold
The article explains:
The House passed a $1 trillion bill on Friday night to rebuild the country’s aging public works system, fund new climate resilience initiatives and expand access to . . .
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A question for Senators Capito and Manchin, Governor Justice, and the WV GOP: Why is West Virginia not taking any of the Afghanistan refugees?
The WV Republican Party and Senator Shelley Moore Capito have been strong critics of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, and both have expressed sympathy for the plight of Afghan citizens who worked closely with this country for the last two decades.
Here is an Axios map that documents where the first wave of Afghan . . .