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Ted Turner’s son Teddy running
in crowded SC congressional
primary; touts conservative views

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/23/2013 6:52:44 PM

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media magnate Ted Turner. But there is less of a family resemblance when it comes to politics. While the elder Turner leans Democratic, Teddy Turner is running as a Republican in a crowded race for an open South Carolina congressional seat created by a U.S. Senate appointment. (Snip) Working for CNN, Turner said he saw firsthand a busted centralized economy and experienced socialized medicine after being in a Soviet hospital following a serious traffic accident. “That is scary and we never need to get there,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/23/2013 7:01:20 PM     (No. 9135199)

Ted the elder (technically Ted, III) leans Democratic like Sean Hayes leans gay.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/23/2013 7:26:25 PM     (No. 9135224)

It´s simply a ruse to get elected; call it the Bloomburg scam...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/23/2013 7:41:27 PM     (No. 9135246)

Market share.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dukester, 1/23/2013 7:45:14 PM     (No. 9135251)

I´ve been watching his ads on Charleston TV. I wondered who this lightweight was.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tennman, 1/23/2013 8:18:12 PM     (No. 9135286)

The old man doesn´t "lean" dem. He´s full blown running-with-hair-on-fire dem.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/23/2013 8:31:12 PM     (No. 9135304)

Well, that´s one way to destroy the GOP... from the inside out. Allow the party to remain but load it with progressives like McCain who will steer the party wherever the NWO leads him/her.

Any politician who decided to become a republican in the last 4 years should be suspect... and have a healthy background check on prior positions, friends & affiliations...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Calico Al, 1/23/2013 8:35:57 PM     (No. 9135313)

The words that come to mind---"Trust But Verify">

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Antiquegolf, 1/23/2013 9:04:25 PM     (No. 9135352)

It is difficult for me to vote for any candidate named teddy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 1/23/2013 9:38:54 PM     (No. 9135397)

Teddy isn´t his father. He is a conservative who is well known in Charleston in GOP circles. Y´all can make up whatever stories you want, but he is a very personable guy and formidable candidate.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: skedaddle, 1/23/2013 10:09:42 PM     (No. 9135454)

Since I´m not in SC I know nothing about Teddy but I wouldn´t dismiss him out of hand. A stint in a Soviet hospital and a far left lunatic father could well have influenced him into being a very stalwart conservative.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JoniTx, 1/23/2013 10:17:41 PM     (No. 9135465)

I immediately thought the same thing #7...Trust but Verify!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Antiquegolf, 1/24/2013 2:44:07 AM     (No. 9135733)

Re; "well known in Charleston in GOP circles.". Yes, I´m sure Ted Turner´s son is invited to all important GOP cocktail parties in Charleston.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MickTurn, 1/24/2013 10:48:52 AM     (No. 9136328)

BUT, does he actually believe in his views or is it convenience. His dad is a shill liar, is the kid different or a chip off the old block of crap?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 1/24/2013 7:06:05 PM     (No. 9137482)

Actually, #12 I was talking about being known by people who do work on the ground. But, thank you for your contribution to civil discourse.

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