...but he still has good reasons. In his own interests. He knows that, whether he runs as a Democrat or a Republican--a matter now in doubt--and for whatever office in the future, he can dictate his own terms and win as long as he keeps the cash cow flowing. Make no mistake: in W. Virginia and most everywhere else, money is more important than polling in determining "what voters want" when it comes time to cast ballots. He knows that. That's why he has been financing campaings against his own party in WV for years.