(Washington Times) Ms. Wehby won the five-way GOP primary despite the last-minute spate of negative publicity, but the tactic revealed that Democrats are less concerned with defending women than with protecting their own majorities, said Ms. Shorey.
"They do not want more women in Congress if they're Republicans. That's the reality," said Ms. Shorey. "They would rather have a traditional male, who will follow their line of thinking and lead this country down a path of dependency, than a quality woman candidate who happens to be a Republican."
Another Republican woman who's been targeted by Democrats is former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, who's seeking the party's U.S. Senate nomination against Rep. Gary C. Peters. The primary is Aug. 5, but there's no question which candidate Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, would prefer.
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