Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh and Fred Thompson
Posted on 01/17/2008 11:23:00 AM PST by Route66
...You can hear it in Limbaughs voice and see it in his face. He badly wants to throw the full weight of conservatism behind that candidate. He so desperately wants to that his teeth probably hurt. Hes waiting, waiting for someone to take the lead. Get noticed. Hes waiting for someone to give him the go ahead to cream the opposition.
You can hear the excitement in Rushs voice when he talks about the South Carolina primary. Its The Passion. The passion of conservatism emerging when he talks about that primary. Why, you ask? Because, for the first time since the primaries have begun, conservative Republicans will be voting for fellow conservative Republicans...
...Rush Limbaugh believes in conservatism. Its engrained in his soul. He introduced me to it, and now its engrained in my soul. I can recognize it like a tick on a white dog. Its as obvious as that.
I recognize it in Senator Fred Thompson, and so does Rush Limbaugh. Hes hinted, hes implied, and hes even begged conservatives to see what he sees in Fred Thompson. He sees conservatism, the same kind of conservatism he saw in Ronald Reagan. He doesnt want long, bloated policy. He wants simple, effervescent conservatism for Americans to unfold before their very eyes...
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalledger.com ...
Rush must endorse Fred before Saturday!
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of South Carolinas Republican Presidential Primary shows that John McCain and Mike Huckabee are tied at 24%. In a race that has already seen four different candidates with the lead, much could still change in the coming days—7% of voters have yet to make up their mind, 10% say theres a good chance they could change their mind, and another 24% might change their mind.
Mitt Romney attracts 18% support and Fred Thompson 16%. Those figures are little changed from the previous survey
BOTTOM LINE: McCAIN MUST BE BEATEN.
My suggestion: Pick the candidate who has the best chance of beating him (except for Giuliani).
A vote for Thonmpson is a vote for McCain and Thompson ONLY as McCains running mate or Thompson being in McCains cabinet. Fred has no REAL interest in winning. Period.
No, no, no!
Rush likes Mitt’s HAIR! :)
I predict Rush will soon publicly endorse Mitt Romney.
VERY nice piece:)
Rush seems to feel he may be forced to settle for Romney, but he’s not the clear conservative among the front runners. He’s made it clear he’s not happy with Mitt’s leftward leanings.
So, you’re saying that Fred Thompson is a liar.
If that were the case, I doubt that Rush would be holding back. Rush isn't the 'shy' type.
Another guy wanting to claim a virtual endorsement for Thompson from Rush, who has clearly and articulately stated why he doesn’t and won’t endorse anybody, and has also clearly and articulately stated that he would find THREE candidates as acceptable.
Frankly, at some point, trying to force your views on Rush, when he clearly will not do so himself, is disrespectful.
Rasmussen 01/16 - 01/16.... McCain: 24, Huckabee: 24
(Other polls have McCain ahead.)
Now you’ve stepped in it.
You are a lying slimeball Huckabee shill.
What is it?! What do people have against Fred?
McCain- Liberal on tax cuts, immigration, free speech. He has the Keating 5 scandal.
Huckabee- Corrupt, hands out benefits to illegals, populist.
Guiliani-Abortion, gun-grabber, liberal.
Romney-I could see myself holding my nose and voting for him, but he seems so phony and carefully crafted. I don’t know exactly where he stands.
Fred- “Lacks fire in the belly” That’s the main complaint? Compared to all of the other’s negatives?
>> A vote for Thonmpson is a vote for McCain and Thompson ONLY as McCains running mate or Thompson being in McCains cabinet. Fred has no REAL interest in winning. Period.
Simply writing the word “period” at the end of a random wild-ass guess does not give your random wild-ass guess any more credibility.
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