Ted Turner: Men Should Be Barred From Public Office For 100 Years...

Appearing before a group of journalists and international policy leaders at Reuters' offices in New York, mogul-cum-mega-philanthropist Ted Turner said Tuesday that he thought the media -- particularly in the U.S. -- should work harder to cover all parts of the world "honestly, intelligently, and regularly," and spoke candidly about his foundation's work with the United Nations as well as his hope that Al Gore might be persuaded to run for U.S. President in 2008.

When asked about the possibility that the next U.N. secretary general might be a woman, Turner went a step further, advocating that men should be barred from public office for a hundred years in every part of the world.

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