Manchin is up for re-election in 2012.
Well, what I liked about him was when the coal miners were buried. He was there. He went to the families, arms outstretched.
Meanwhile, people skirted 0bama/Biden like the plague, except for the lady 0bama grabbed and held onto with his plastic smile on the way out—at a funeral, no less, waving to what, the paid mourners?