I’m not suggesting that we lay down, I’m just pointing out that they are going to do whatever best suits the governor’s chances of becoming a Senator. It seems that his best chance is to do what you say and call a special election. That way, he can run for the seat and meantime, he will appoint a placeholder to keep it warm for him.
The real question is can someone beat Manchin? That is apparently a pretty tall mountain to climb. Not every Democrat can be beaten, even in a good year.
“Not every Democrat can be beaten, even in a good year.”
Scott Brown proved that almost anything is possible; even if he turns out to be another RINO...let’s keep our fingers crossed and put pressure on them...