Right or wrong, it would be pretty impossible to defend candidate Don Blankenship to a level necessary to defeat Senator Joe. Manchin in November. Republicans have long had trouble remembering they have to major on the majors an minor on the minors. Everyone wants to be THE man. The independent, pull yourself up by the bootstraps, I’ll fix Congress if I’m elected, it’s gotta be me and only me approach that helps capitalism thrive actually works against Republicans. Politics is a team sport and the Democrats do that very well. Click photo to read the Politico story.