HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is apologizing after her signature was on an e-mail message to Jewish voters that likened a vote for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to ignoring warning signs that led to the Holocaust.
In an e-mail Monday, Sandra Schultz Newman said the e-mail was misguided and she regrets she did not carefully review the final draft before it was released.
The e-mail was sent Thursday to 75,000 Jewish voters in Pennsylvania. It touts Republican John McCain's qualifications over Obama's.
GOP officials said they never approved the e-mail and the political consultant who wrote it was fired.
Schultz and the names of two other McCain supporters were on the e-mail.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.