West Virginia’s Joe Manchin Takes Aim At Cap-And-Trade, Literally

West Virginia Democratic Governor, and Senate candidate, wants to make sure that the voters know he opposes the Obama Administration’s cap-and-trade bill, which is wildly unpopular in the coal-dependent state, so he made a commercial:

Polls show Manchin continuing to lose ground to real estate developer John Raese. Obviously, Manchin wants to voters to know that he won’t be a typical Democrat if they send him to Washington. We’ll see if it works.

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.