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Comedian Stephen Colbert's Sister Wins democratic primary in SC — and GOP’S Mark Sanford advances
The Blaze ^ | March 20, 2013 | Billy Hallowell

Posted on 03/20/2013 7:58:44 AM PDT by opentalk

Edited on 03/20/2013 7:59:59 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

CHARLESTON, S.C. (TheBlaze/AP) — There’s a House of Representatives electoral battle in South Carolina that’s everyone’s talking about — and for more than one reason.

To begin, Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the sister of political satirist Stephen Colbert, always dreamed of a career in politics — and now she has a chance to realize that dream.


(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; gop; localelection; mayelection; sc; sc2014; timscottseat

1 posted on 03/20/2013 7:58:44 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

The Democratic Party worships every leftwing celebrity and his sister.


2 posted on 03/20/2013 8:02:22 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: opentalk

As for Sanford can’t supposedly conservative South Carolina come up with anyone better? And why can’t they get rid of Goober Lindsey Grahamnesty either? I hate politics and the stupidity of just about all of it.


3 posted on 03/20/2013 8:06:59 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: tflabo

And they wonder why the GOP is quickly heading for the ash heap of history.


4 posted on 03/20/2013 8:09:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: tflabo

We had 16 folks trying to win the (R) primary. I figured Sanford would get to the runoff on name recognition alone. We’ll see if SC-1 voters are really that insane in two weeks.


5 posted on 03/20/2013 8:11:36 AM PDT by Mr Fuji
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To: opentalk

For many years I pondered what I would do if presented with an election in which the Dem was the usual left-wing wacko, but the GOP was serving up someone with a solid conservative-voting record but low moral character. To date, it has never happened. But it was a question that particularly arose during my revulsion over the Dems constantly overlooking Bill Clinton’s abject sleaze.

I’m confident in my answer now, though. “Character” is just too important to me. I would not vote.


6 posted on 03/20/2013 8:15:46 AM PDT by greene66
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To: opentalk

Why type of district is it - republican or democrat?


7 posted on 03/20/2013 8:25:33 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: opentalk
There’s a House of Representatives electoral battle in South Carolina that’s everyone’s talking about...

I'm not talking about it. No one in my family is talking about it, or has even heard about it.

No one I know is talking about it. No one I follow on the internet is talking about it. In fact, this is the first time I've ever heard of it as a subject, and with any luck it will be the last.

Guess I'm a nobody, and happy it be so.

8 posted on 03/20/2013 8:30:05 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: tflabo
I hate politics and the stupidity of just about all of it.

I am getting there myself.
9 posted on 03/20/2013 8:34:01 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: tflabo
Maybe Pope Francis has made everything Argentine "cool" and that has rubbed off on Mark Sanford.

Sanford and his former wife divorced in 2010. He is now engaged to the Argentinian woman he had the extramarital affair with while he was supposedly hiking the Appalachian Trail.

10 posted on 03/20/2013 8:43:42 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: opentalk

With regard to Sanford are there not any reasonably moral men running for office these days? No wonder America is seriously declining.


11 posted on 03/20/2013 8:44:05 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Sanford will be get creamed in the general.


12 posted on 03/20/2013 8:45:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: greene66

What’s the scoop on the guy running against Sanford in the runoff?


13 posted on 03/20/2013 8:46:30 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Cowboy Bob
Republican..South Carolina house of Representatives
District seat vacated by Tim Scott who was appointed to U.S. Senate to replace Jim DeMint.
14 posted on 03/20/2013 8:47:41 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: nascarnation
What’s the scoop on the guy running against Sanford in the runoff?

The scoop is that he will crush Sanford like a bug.

15 posted on 03/20/2013 8:47:55 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Hopefully, he’ll get crushed by Bostic and won’t make it to face the (D) opponent.


16 posted on 03/20/2013 9:01:06 AM PDT by Mr Fuji
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To: greene66

Incorrect, you’d be casting your vote for the winner, by not voting.


17 posted on 03/20/2013 9:12:20 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


18 posted on 03/20/2013 11:55:43 AM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: opentalk; SeekAndFind; strings6459; Mr Fuji; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; randita; BillyBoy; ...

Another thread on the subject

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2998907/posts

Well Steve Colbert’s sister (Christ!) has a better chance of upsetting Sanford (especially if his ex-wife who considered running herself stirs up crap) than the other guy so I hope the other guy wins the runoff. Sanford attempting this comeback is ill-advised, this seat is not unwinnable for the other side. Sanford’s nomination would bring unwanted attention to the race.

Curtis Bostic, former Charleston County Councilman.

http://stopspending.com/

That’s his website. Must be a coveted url.


19 posted on 03/22/2013 2:57:04 AM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Impy; l8pilot; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; ...
Thanks for the ping.

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20 posted on 03/22/2013 10:05:50 AM PDT by upchuck (Free Republic: faster than a speeding bullet!)
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To: Impy

Sanford is damaged, and finished as a pol.


21 posted on 03/22/2013 11:51:11 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: upchuck

Liberals moving to South Carolina and bringing their celebrity worship with them are ruining this state. We will be East Colorado in five years.


22 posted on 03/22/2013 1:14:35 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Steely Tom

Really? It’s been discussed a lot on this site and many other political sites. If you are happily a low information voter why are you even here? I’m sure there is some reality TV/Sports/Drugs/Porn that can keep you entertained and happily ignorant.


23 posted on 03/28/2013 7:33:46 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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