We can walk and chew gum at the same time. Manchin is basically a Republican and a menace to his own contituents. A honest politician can take him out with only residual outside help. See, how Bernie Sanders was received in WV.
Granted if no one emerges, that’s that. But hopefully someone from the left does emerge and speaks nothing but truth to the corrupt power. If there is me thing that defeats bullies and liars, it’s, strength and candor. The American people are sick and tired of being lied to.