The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
 BlogviewMichelle Malkin Archive
Fred Thompson Withdraws
Too little, too late.
🔊 Listen RSS
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>

Bookmark Toggle AllToCAdd to LibraryRemove from Library • BShow CommentNext New CommentNext New ReplyRead More
ReplyAgree/Disagree/Etc. More... This Commenter This Thread Hide Thread Display All Comments
AgreeDisagreeThanksLOLTroll
These buttons register your public Agreement, Disagreement, Thanks, LOL, or Troll with the selected comment. They are ONLY available to recent, frequent commenters who have saved their Name+Email using the 'Remember My Information' checkbox, and may also ONLY be used three times during any eight hour period.
Ignore Commenter Follow Commenter
Search Text Case Sensitive  Exact Words  Include Comments
List of Bookmarks

It’s over:

McLean, VA – Senator Fred Thompson today issued the following statement about his campaign for President:

“Today I have withdrawn my candidacy for President of the United States. I hope that my country and my party have benefited from our having made this effort. Jeri and I will always be grateful for the encouragement and friendship of so many wonderful people.”

***

Yesterday, I noted the first of many defections. It’ll be interesting to see where the rest of the Fred operatives scatter.

Speaking of scattering, where will the 12 percent of voters favoring Thompson in Florida go?

Bob Krumm took heat for his post-mortem. Looks like he’s owed some apologies.

I’ll repeat what Fred said in South Carolina after his disappointing showing:

“…we need to deserve to lead. That’s what this is all about. Deserving to lead…We’ll always stand strong. Stand strong.”

***

For what it’s worth to you (not much to me), Thompson supporter Al D’Amato goes to McCain.

(Republished from MichelleMalkin.com by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Fred Thompson