APP punts on 3rd

The Asbury Park Press editorial board has chosen to sit out the 3rd District contest between incumbent Democratic U.S Rep. John Adler and Republican Jon Runyan.

In its editorial, the APP chose C. None of the above on the question of who to endorse.

The harsh editorial takes both men to task, Runyan for lack of qualifications and Adler for his alleged role in the Peter DeStefano debacle and his re-characterization of himself as a moderate.

“Runyan is not qualified to be a congressman. Adler doesn’t deserve a second term as one,” the board said in the editorial that ran Sunday. APP punts on 3rd