Tuesday, August 21, 2007

No Guts, No Glory

Thompson is getting all the glory. And this Washington Post article crystallized it for me. Listen to what Fred is saying:

But he says he thinks the public is looking for a different kind of leadership. "I think a president could go to the American people and say, 'Here's what we need to be doing. And I'm willing to go halfway. Now you have to make them [the opposition] go halfway.' "

The approach Thompson says he's contemplating is one that will step on many sensitive political toes. When he says "we're getting a free ride" fighting a necessary war in Iraq with an undersized military establishment, "wearing out our people and equipment," it sounds like a criticism of the president and the Pentagon.

Read::: AOL News-The Stump

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