TheState.com | Lee Bandy
Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson of Tennessee is gaining support among S.C. Republican conservatives who are not pleased with their current choice of White House hopefuls.
Surely, there must be somebody else, they say, as they and other party activists scramble to find a favorite in the 2008 presidential sweepstakes.
Who might it be?
Some have fingered Thompson.
He’s a “good fit” on the issues, says U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, a Westminster Republican who recently endorsed Thompson.