Skip to comments.Suspicion Surrounds Candidacy of Lamar Alexander's Donor 'Friend,' Dr. George Flinn
Posted on 04/08/2014 5:24:19 AM PDT by cotton1706
Hi, I'm Dr. George Flinn, he says on the video, in a Superman costume.
It makes it fun for you, Flinn, a millionaire radio mogul who became wealthy through a radiology practice, explains, You say, what is he going to do next? Sometimes I dont even know what Im going to do next!
This week, what is next for Flinn is a quixotic run for senate in Tennessee, where he entered the GOP primary against incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander and state Rep. Joe Carr in the twilight hours leading up to the states filing deadline, with virtually no groundwork and no announcement.
However, dig further into Flinn's bid, and it is even more puzzling than his Superhero University video.
To start with, it is not clear that Flinn has any serious policy or political differences with Alexander, the incumbent he is supposedly running against.
I mean, were friends. I like him a lot, Flinn says in an interview. (He calls, Flinn-like, at 10:30pm on Sunday night). Flinn donated $2,000 to Alexander in 2007. He even held a furtive meeting with Alexander in Memphis days before announcing his bid against him. Flinn, Alexander's office, and others have provided various explanations for what transpired at the March 28 session.
The unusual circumstances have convinced Tea Party activists in the Volunteer State that Flinn's candidacy is a setup--that he's a spoiler candidate helping out Alexander by splitting the conservative vote. Carr, they note, has been gaining steam in recent polls--and Alexander's moderate record leaves him vulnerable.
Lorie Medina, a conservative activist who co-founded an organization dedicated to Alexander's defeat, says Flinn called me out of the blue on Monday, resulting in a bizarre conversation that left her convinced something was awry.
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The establishment types don't take any chances. They "crush," "destroy," and "annihilate."
Another H. Ross Perot.
Resorting to the old dirty trick of a third candidate to syphon votes from a challenger, Lamar? That should get you fired.
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