One thing that the mainstream media is good at is burying a story that does not fit the liberal progressive media. Any story that could be construed as a win for President Donald Trump will get low key and back page treatment. That is what happened to a big win for the President and the State of West Virginia. While in China, the President nailed down this big petrochemical project. It is a HUGE deal and the media did a masterful job of hiding the story. here is what the president won for people of West, By God, Virginia.
As Written By Thomas Lifson for the American Thinker:
The invaluable Salena Zito once again has talked to ordinary folks in a location that barely gets any attention from media swells, and delivers an insight that future historians will honor, even of the Pulitzer Prize committee continues to snub her. She has demonstrated that the mainstream media are able to suppress life-changing news that could rescue the beleagured economy of an entire state so thoroughly that ordinary folks in street are unaware of it.
Writing in the New York Post:
Last weekend in Beijing, as part of his 12-day trip to Asia, President Trump announced that the US and China had signed an $83.7 billion deal to create a number of petrochemical projects in West Virginia over the next 20 years.
If the agreement holds tight, it is an economic game changer for the state.
And yet, speaking to the locals here, you wouldn’t even know it had happened.
“I am surprised I heard nothing about it on the national news, nor in my local paper and newscasts,” said Jerald Stephens, 67, a West Virginia native and union rep, who has been a keen observer of local politics for as long as he can remember.
The BBC and CNN covered the news in their business sections, while The New York Times picked up a short story by The Associated Press on the deal. The stories’ headlines were muted; their placement low-key.
“One would have suspected that the prospect of an investment this large — nearly three times the total annual budget for the department of energy — would have been front-page news,” said Paul Sracic, political-science professor at nearby Youngstown State University.
That is an understatement. Bloomberg has………..
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