Camp raps Westmoreland’s absence

Not that he’ll win, mind you.

The faltering economy was the focus of comments made regarding the Third District U.S. Congress race at the Tuesday night political forum organized by the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce.

Incumbent Lynn Westmoreland did not attend the forum, but his comments were delivered by proxy Wes Bruer. His Democratic challenger, Newnan attorney Stephen Camp, said that Westmoreland’s absence spoke volumes.

“Let’s talk about the elephant in the room,” Camp said. “Where is Mr. Westmoreland?”