OH 07: Neuhardt reacts to McCain's Pick
SPRINGFIELD, OH: Sharen Neuhardt, Democratic Candidate for Ohio's 7th Congressional District, today issued the following statement in response to Senator John McCain's vice presidential nominee:
"I congratulate Governor Sarah Palin on being the first woman selected as the GOP's vice presidential candidate. But it's sad that Republicans took more than 20 years to follow the Democratic lead. We selected our first woman candidate for vice president, Geraldine Ferraro, in 1984.
"Today's choice is pandering at its best. It's unfortunate that Governor Palin is being used to shore up the right-wing base. Governor Palin lacks the experience that Senator McCain says a president needs. This pick had nothing to do with being qualified to step into the presidency. It had everything to do with the dim political outlook for John McCain's campaign.
"This is not the change we need. It's more of the same."
Sharen Neuhardt is the Democratic nominee for the open seat in Ohio's 7th Congressional District. She is an attorney, business, and community leader who will work to solve tough problems in Ohio's 7th District, and bring the right kind of change to the people of Ohio. Sharen lives with her husband and family on their farm in Greene County's Miami Township. For more information, on Sharen and Ohio's 7th District, visit http://www.neuhardtforcongress.com/.