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John McCain Just Might Win South Carolina This Time

by @ Monday, January 14th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, Politics

Eight years ago, South Carolina was the state that effectively ended John McCain’s bid for the Presidency. Now, it looks like it might be the one that turns him into the putative frontrunner: Over the past several days, the only real movement in South Carolina’s Republican Presidential Primary has been a four-point gain for Fred […]

Republicans In Florida All Tied Up

With two weeks to go the Republican race in Florida, the last battleground before Super Tuesday is closer than it’s ever been: The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds four candidates essentially tied for the lead in Florida’s Republican Presidential Primary. It’s McCain 19%, Giuliani 18%, Romney 18%, and Huckabee 17%. Fred Thompson is a […]

Just In Case You Missed It

The five Republicans who have a chance at being the nominee, and Ron Paul, gathered for a debate in South Carolina last night: Fred D. Thompson tried to salvage his faltering presidential campaign at a debate Thursday night with a barrage of sharp attacks on the “liberal” policies of Mike Huckabee, the fellow Southerner whom […]

Fred Thompson May End His Campaign

by @ Thursday, January 3rd, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Politics

The Politico is reporting that Fred Thompson will drop out of the Presidential race if he doesn’t finish at least third in tonight’s Iowa Caucuses: DES MOINES, Iowa – Several Republican officials close to Fred Thompson’s presidential campaign said they expect the candidate will drop out of the race within days if he finishes poorly […]

Republican Des Moines Register Debate Round-Up And Reaction

This afternoon, the Republican candidates for President, including the quixotic and slightly odd Alan Keyes, met in Des Moines Iowa for their final debate before the January 3rd Iowa Caucuses. To say that this debate was anti-climactic is an understatement. The moderator, Carolyn Washburn, is the editor of the Des Moines Register and, quite honestly, […]

Republican Voters Not Very Impressed By Field

The latest CBS/New York Times poll is out and it shows that Republican voters don’t find anything impressive in any of the men running for their party’s Presidential nomination: Three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, Republican voters across the country appear uninspired by their field of presidential candidates, with a vast majority saying they have […]

Fred Thompson: Iowa Or Bust

by @ Sunday, December 9th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics

Fred Thompson is spending the next month in Iowa in what is clearly a do-or-die effort to revive his campaign: FORMER TENNESSEE SENATOR Fred Thompson has decided to take his campaign and virtually all of its resources to Iowa in an all-or-nothing attempt to register a strong showing in the caucuses here on January 3. […]

Republican CNN/YouTube Debate Roundup And Reaction

Well, that was a complete and total waste of about two hours of my life. Tonight, the Republican candidates for President (not including Alan Keyes, who’s campaign has somehow gotten my email address and decided to bombard me with daily updates) gathered in Florida for their version of 2008’s latest fad……..a bunch of inane debate […]

Fred Thompson Is Getting Desperate

by @ Sunday, November 25th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics

Now he’s blaming Fox News Channel for the fact that his campaign is floundering: Former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) suggested on Sunday that Fox News is biased against his campaign, charging that the network highlights commentators who have been critical of his run for the presidency. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris […]

Fred Thompson On Medical Marijuana

by @ Thursday, November 15th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics, War On Drugs

I’d call Thompson’s response to this question a cop-out, but it’s typical of the lazy way he’s been campaigning since he announced. And yet more reason to categorize him as a non-entity:

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