Saturday, May 19, 2007

Straw poll: Fred Thompson is the candidate of their discontent

Atlanta Journal-Consitution | Tom Baxter & Jim Galloway

As the state Republican convention de-camped, the sponsors of a presidential straw poll in which 429 delegates participated declared unannounced candidate Fred Thompson by 44 percent.

Consider it yet another sign — like fights over a budget veto and immigration — of restlessness among the base.

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