Tuesday, April 3, 2007

The Fred Thompson Boomlet

For the past few weeks, ex-SEN Fred Thompson has publicly flirted with running for President. Despite lamentations from Republicans, there is a rather strong bench of Rs who could run for President including GOV Bush, GOV Sanford, GOV Pawlenty, Mayor Guiliani, SEN McCain among others. Nonetheless, there is a yearning for a "new Reagan" to woo conservatives and moderates into a grand coalition willing to win the War and embrace market-friendly reforms to the ever growing government. But the surprisingly strong support for Fred Thompson is more than just a yearning for a "true conservative." Here are a couple reasons F. Thompson is gaining traction where others are not:

Redstate.com article

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