Whitman likes Ridge for VP

MOUNTAINSIDE – Former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman says she likes Tom Ridge as a vice-presidential candidate for Sen. John McCain.

Ultimately the decision hinges on McCain's own comfort level, Whitman acknowledges, but based on her own work with Ridge – both when he was governor of Pennsylvania and head of Homeland Security – she belives he would be a good choice.

Backing her daughter, candidate Kate Whitman,the former governorwas in attendance at the 7th Congressional District Republican Primary debate at the Mountainside Municipal building on Thursday evening. Whitman likes Ridge for VP