I think she should have kept padding her resume. It seems when she actually gets down to doing her job, she has some bad ideas.
Schmidt has signed on to an effort by the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI) and a Cleveland-based company called SONIC to seek a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant of up to $5 million for a study of whether the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion plant should be a site for temporary storage and recycling of spent nuclear fuel rods. (...)
"All I can tell you is that when it became known that she supports this, every Jean Schmidt yard sign in the county went down overnight," said Geoffrey Sea, a writer whose home abuts the Piketon plant.
Now I'm all for creating jobs, but I doubt this is the best way to go about it. It's good to see that local Schmidt supporters are taking their signs down, hopefully this is the straw that breaks her political career.
In a related note, what's Paul Hackett doing these days, probably not supporting nuclear waste dumps in Ohio. I'm just sayin.