Why in the world would you think Fred thompson can't win the general? He whomped the crap out of heavily funded Dems in a battleground state two elections in a row!
Well for one, he hasnt even announced he plans to run.
Secondly, he has been MIA for the last six years while the party has taken a beating. Where has he been? The left and the MSN have waged a full court press against the party for the last six years, and I am only NOW hearing his name. I dont like that.
Third, I think America has Bush fatigue and I think he conjurs up the same image. I hate to say that, becuase I love W. It (Bush fatigue) is just what I am hearing on the street from peole who dont post on politcal forums. You know..the every day Joe!
I have no doubt FT could shore up the GOP ticket. Head and shoulders over Duncan. I just dont think he will get America excited about going to voting the booth and large turnouts usually favor the GOP.