Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Fred Thompson was always a "dream" candidate. Meaning those Repugs who believed he would unify the party base & stroll to the nomination as Reagan's natural heir were dreaming. His campaign was a stroll. He proved to be what he was; an unremarkable actor & former senator with a rep for conserving his own energy &, like his limited dialogue on Law & Order, nothing much new to add to the plot. He didn't really want to be president, he just figured he ought to be president. Heck, why not if George can do it.