Manchin released a really good ad against his opponent for the senate in WV.
Why do politicitians always go for the conventional? He would never have used this piece unless he was losing. The lesson is when you're up big, like he was, you need to crush the opponent before any momemtum can get started. That is viewed as risky because you might elevate an otherwise dormant candidate. But sometimes you have to look beyond the next curve in the road and get ready for it.