Skip to comments.Fred update: He’s staying if he finishes third in SC; Update: Fred third in SC
Posted on 01/19/2008 2:59:21 PM PST by CaspersGh0sts
Watch as the goalposts move before your very eyes, with less contested southern states like Georgia and Tennessee now the benchmark for voter enthusiasm.
Third in SC is very much a possibility, of course but early indications from Carl Cameron are not good.
Politico says he sounds wistful on the trail today while the NYT seizes one last opportunity to snark. Amen! Tell the truth, Fred! Amen!
Update: Victory in defeat:
Over the past month, Huckabee first surged in polls of South Carolina Republicans, from fifth place to, for a time, a solid first place. Over the past two weeks, however, he has fallen behind McCain, largely for two reasons: McCain got a major boost from his January 8 New Hampshire win, and the struggling campaign of Fred Thompson made a last ditch effort to get on track here. While well behind and tied for third place with Romney, Thompson did make gains, and the data suggest that virtually every point Thompson picked up came out of Huckabees hide.
Look I like Fred, but it’s just not going to happen. All these Fred people need to get real...who is going to beat Hillary and not totally sell conservatism out? He’s not perfect but Romney is the best bet...
Another dummy/lib/RINO troll signup.
I swear, Jim should charge a “Troll” deposit/clean up fee on n00bs.
It should be a non issue except for the people of S.C.
Huck is not my guy. Then again, neither is Fred, Mitt or McQueeg. So it was all a big purse fight to me in SC.
If this holds true, combined with the results of the other states, it’s apparent to me that the republican party is no longer a conservative party. At least when it comes to smaller government and federalism.
Except McCain wants to tell them to get rid of it.
Dopey Humanists that think they’re Christians.
Glad you think so good luck to ya.
Fred will win? When was the last time exit polls were off by 20 points?? Really now. Get a dose of reality. He’s done
Just think how “used” and stupid those flag voters will feel, once they see that he can’t do a thing about a State’s flag.
I hope Huck beats the crap out of McCain!!!!!! LOL
I agree. Enough already. You STILL have folks waiting for a Hunter comeback. Incredible
No, they just don’t like folks telling them they should get rid of it, regardless if they have the power to do so.
Waaahh..if Fred doesn’t win I’m taking my toys and going home....
That's probably the smallest thing I have against him.
Where did I put that fork?
Fred will still be “surging” around here for the next few days. My advice is to play along until reality sinks in. Probably late next week, the first “Fred was just an entertainer” threads will trickle in. :o)
“Another dummy/lib/RINO troll signup. I swear, Jim should charge a Troll deposit/clean up fee on n00bs.”
Exactly what about *sigh* are you not getting?
It might actually be of benefit for you to freaking read my posts. I’m not exactly happy about this.
I encourage Fredheads not to give up on their man and that message still rings true. That aside, these are the first numbers I’ve seen posted here.