Skip to comments.Thompson Takes Bites Out of Giuliani, Romney
Posted on 03/26/2007 4:04:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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Fred Thompson (not running, by the way)
Your guy is NOT RUNNING. Twelve percent is no where near enough incentive to make him viable in the race. How much do you suppose Gingrich would get if he semi-announced? Way more than that. This is weakness, not strength.
Guess you missed this part, huh?
Thompson Takes Bites Out of Giuliani, Romney - Giuliani's support drops 13 percentage points
Thompson/Rice ticket would blow everyone away and do a damn good job running this country.
As to Thompson, getting 13 after semi-announcing is actually bad news. If Gingrich had made the same sort of announcement, he'd be at 25, and looking to be at least one or two to get in. That is what Thompson needs as well, in addition to $100 million. If anything, the poll indicates Fred is not viable. I am more certain now than ever that he won't get in.
Your posts are taking on a nasty tone. Gone is the smug confidence you were displaying just a few short days ago.
What happened...someone step on your tail?
Gingrich has said he will make a decision in Sept.
I would certainly welcome him in. His late announcement timetable is seen as a downfall. We will see.
Thompson or Gingrich would beat old scary hillary without any problem.
The one important observation in this article/poll is that the wild flucuations do not seem to affect John McCain. God knows why but there seems to be a solid 20% who will run off the cliff with him.
Twelve percent is no where near enough incentive to make him viable in the race. How much do you suppose Gingrich would get if he semi-announced? Way more than that. This is weakness, not strength.
I think your analysis is so far off the mark that your arrow may never be found.
So, when did Thompson "semi-announce?"
"Thompson's support seems to come largely from voters who had supported Giuliani. In the USA TODAY poll taken March 2-4, Giuliani's standing had been 13 percentage points higher, at 44%. McCain's support had been 2 points lower then."
I know. They must be polling AZ retirement homes pretty heavily.
I just don't see any support for him.
I'm afraid not, Newts negatives are even higher than Hillary's. Something over 46% said they would definately NOT vote for Gingrich.
You know, I think you are right. You guys must be wearing me down. I am starting to get down to your level. I appreciate you pointing it out. I really am going to try to be nicer.
In truth, I nothing would make me happier than to see a huge Thompson groundswell, especially among independents. I like Thompson and if he were to win the general it would be preferable to Giuliani. If he ran, that is, which he isn't; and if he could win, which he can't. So no need to insult the guy.
I hope someone will wake him up and show him these results... (oops I said I wasn;t going to do that).
Just guessing, but it could be Nam and POW issue.
Thanks for the link.
Out 'til tomorrow!
Looks like Fred's taking a BIG bite out of Rudy.
If McCain would drop out, he'd get 90% of his backers too.
In order to "take the steam" out something, there has to be steam to begin with.
It was March 3rd I believe, when he said he was thinking about it. Once on Paul harvey and once on some other media outlet, I can't remember who. Two weeks of rabid excitement since, I can tell you. I haven't been this enthusiastic about a candidate since I decided to support that guy in Weekend at Bernie's.
I'm tired of holding my nose when I vote. Hope Fred will jump in and be the conservative candidate we can actully support.
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