Mike Myer and the Intelligencer kick off the congressman’s reelection campaign
Today’s Mike Myer column is mostly about praising WV’s 1st Congressional District congressman, David McKinley, for his supposed bipartisanship. Support for Myer’s position comes in the form of the recently-released Lugar Center Bipartisan Center Index for the 115th Congress which ranked McKinley 11th in the House.
The Index purports . . .
No, “Visit May Dispel Some Stereotypes” continues Ogden’s rewrite of the events surrounding the racist Republican display in the Capitol rotunda earlier this month
Republicans are blameless for what happened in Charleston
By shifting the focus to who brought the poster, the editorial, “Visit May Dispel Some Stereotypes,” continues Ogden’s efforts to absolve the Republican Party of any responsibility for what happened in the Capitol Rotunda earlier this month:
A few weeks ago, . . .
The Wheeling News-Register gives the Green New Deal and Ocasio-Cortez a day off
Has O’Rouke won the Democratic nomination? (Did I fall asleep for 18 months?) And what happened to Ocasio-Cortez? (I thought that Ogden papers were required to run an attack on her and her ideas every day.) Wow! Even Hillary Clinton back in 2016 was never attacked four times on one editorial page.
There is not much . . .
As the Associated Press reported:
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is the only Democratic senator who did not co-sponsor an LGBT anti-discrimination bill.
The Register-Herald reports 44 Democratic U.S. senators and the two independent senators that caucus with them have signed onto Senate bill 788. The bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeff . . .
Giving-up any pretense that they are in the news business, the Sunday Wheeling News-Register gives us two pages of shameless self-promotion
80% of the front page and 100% of the available news space on page 3 are devoted to a May 26 event sponsored by Ogden Newspapers
Well, at least they’ve dropped the façade that they are in the news business: while it’s still over two months away, the Ogden Newspaper-sponsored “Tough as Nails Urban Challenge” needs promoting and what better way to do it than devote most of your first two “news” pages to it. A large picture, a large graphic, and a detailed map supplement . . .
If you review some of the smaller-sized papers found at Newseum you’ll get similar results. Today, the most important story for most U.S. newspapers was the shootings at the mosques in New Zealand.
What about the Wheeling Intelligencer? Readers can find an AP story about worldwide reaction to the shooting halfway down the “ . . .
West Virginia's Senator Shelley Moore Capito explains her vote to sustain the president's decision to declare a national emergency (updated)
For Capito, not only is consistency obviously overrated, so is a willingness to stand up for what you believe
Here's a sample of Capito’s statements (from her own press releases) on executive orders and presidential overreach during the Obama administration:
Gun laws in 2016:
Unfortunately, the president has decided to once again circumvent Congress and govern by executive overreach.