If it’s by appointment, then someone should look at what the Democrats wanted to pull (DID PULL) in Massachussets.
Otherwise, West Virginians should push for no representation at all, and then stop paying taxes until 2012.
West Virginia’s legislature passed the legislation, the people of West Virginia might want to take it up with them.
I personally think that it was a mistake to enact the 17th Amendment establishing direct election of Senators. I think that the Republic would be better served if Senators represented and were selected by sovereign states, not individual voters. The House of Representatives is the place for representatives of the people.