Fred Thompson Troubles Becoming the Story of the Moment?

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Is the Fred Thompson media tagline changing from ‘The GOP’s cowboy-savior’ to ‘flash in the pan’ ?

We have here yet another tale of problems in the Thompson camp.

A little disclaimer: though I’m fairly critical of all the Fred Thompson hooplah, and although I think a Thompson nomination would be disastrous for the GOP, I do believe that his campaign’s responses to this attack are fair and valid.  I’m posting the story here as an example of what I perceive as the media’s next chapter in the GOP primary race.  (And privately, for the sake of the Giuliani campaign, I’m cheering the media on in this one.)

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One Response to “Fred Thompson Troubles Becoming the Story of the Moment?”

  1. Dennis Says:

    If nominated, Thompson would be a disaster for the republican party. He had a lack-luster career in the Senate; he has the universal reputation for being lazy; he was a lobbyist ( of all things); and he has serious health issues.

    At best he would be a regional candidate, who could carry most southern states ( excluding Florida) and some smaller midwestern and western states. In short, he could not win a general election.

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