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Our state's political theater rarely offers a dull moment, but recent comments by some of the top power brokers in the Democratic party are downright perplexing.

Rather than West Virginians determining who in the state's majority party should challengeShelley Moore Capito for U.S. Senate, it's been suggested that that determination is made by someone in Washington D.C.

This just reinforces the idea that the democratic party in this state is completely out of touch.

We should pick our leaders, not the party's big money big wigs in the nation's capital.