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Thursday, March 23, 2006

 

Who was "swift boating" Ting...Carper or Protack?

If Carper turns out to be behind this crap, I'd be shocked and saddened.

VETS' LETTER ON JAN TING GETS WINGED

By Celia Cohen
Grapevine Political Writer

A letter critical of Jan C. Ting, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, from a local military association was declared off-limits by its parent organization, but the sentiments in the letter have not gone away.

The letter from the Delaware chapter of the Air Force Association, a veterans' group, was sent late last month to Republican officials to warn them away from Ting because he had protested against the Vietnam War as a student more than 30 years ago, while the Democratic candidate will be U.S. Sen. Thomas R. Carper, who was a naval flight officer at that time.

The letter arrived just as the Republican State Committee, the party's governing body, was about to hold a senatorial straw poll on March 3. It did not appear to hurt Ting's standing within the leadership that encouraged him to run.

In a lopsided vote, Ting won 64-16 against Michael D. Protack, a pie-in-the-sky candidate with a habit of running for Republican nominations for high office, even though Protack was in the Marine Corps.

Comments:
It was not Carper.
 
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