Skip to comments.Retired US Senator Fred Dalton Thompson Wins California Republican Assembly Straw Poll
Posted on 04/23/2007 12:15:48 PM PDT by Smogger
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So men who honor their commitments are BAD, in your book?
He doesn’t have to conform to your time table.
Yes, it can. If he announces then the “Equal Time” rule comes into play and the network has to give the exact amount of time that he is onscreen to any GOP candidate who requests it.
Wrong. His producer wants him to run.
I hadn’t seen that. Got a link? :)
“If your so sick of it, why are you on this thread?”
How would anybody know he was sick of it if he didnt come here to tell you?
It’s just like someone going to the Rush Limbaugh thread(or whoever) and announcing that they hate him and never listen to him.lol
Maybe at wearing a dress.
I don’t know if I can find it. I have so many, and it was just a throw-away line in a big article. I will look, but maybe someone else around here can remember. :)
Well, we've managed to offload a number of those "FReepers" (if we can really call them that) over the past several days. Really put a dent in our RINO/liberal/moderate inventory.
The word’s gettin out!
Listen to the no-nonsense conversation with DUNCAN HUNTER including WOT, borders, China’s cheating with trade, socialized medicine, aka universal health care (he is against it), etc.
After listening to him, compare him with other candidates, and I don’t think you’ll find any other candidate who is NEARLY as astute on ALL of the issues.
Click on the video below, and listen while you surf:
California will always be "home turf" to an actor. I also suspect that people in the northern part of the state don't see southern California as "their state" anyway. In any case, the win is a good one for Mr. Thompson. Mr. Romney's people should be pleased, and I'm happy to see Mr. Hunter coming that close in a state where his base is a relatively small section of the state. If the race comes down to these three candidates, I'll feel better about the race than I've felt in a long time. The other one that I want to see considered is Jim Gilmore. He has great qualifications to be president and great positions on the issues.
Well... It sure suits me! Got a couple left to go, however...
Yeah, but Hunter is up there! This is great!
The fight is moving to the right!
Duncan hunter is on Victoria Taft’s show on KPAM 860 AM right now
Have they been banned forever or just a temporary one?
I missed that lively debate. Were they all Rudy supporters?
“Congrats Thompson and Thompson supporters.
Gooooo Hunter! Hey, Hunter’s my man.”
Hunter is my guy too, but I will not be really upset if Thompson wins the nomination. I will be really upset if Rudy McRomney wins the nomination.
Do get an idea of what's been going on check out the link here!
In many ways, Thompson is a politician who learned how to be an actor by simply playing himself. A big man with a deep baritone Dixie drawl, he exudes authority. Pro 2nd Amendment, he looks like a guy who could manage a crisis. And, according to television producer Dick Wolf, who cast Thompson in “Law & Order,” he probably could.
“Look, I’ve met every president since Nixon,” said Wolf, an independent who supported Bill Clinton. “When they focus their attention on you, it’s like a light goes on. They have this unique ability to make you feel like you’re the only one in the room.
“I don’t know if it’s a gift or a trick, but Fred’s got it.”
Wolf finds Thompson’s potential candidacy interesting. He’s even had conversations with him about it.
“We talked about it in the abstract,” Wolf recounted. “I said, ‘You should run.’ He said, ‘Really, why?’ I said, ‘Because I don’t think there’s anyone out there who can appeal to the base.’ “
Wolf said he could easily see Thompson running and winning.
“When Fred Thompson walks in a room, people want to salute,” Wolf said. “But beyond that, he’s a remarkable consensus builder. He can see both sides of an issue.
“The character he plays in ‘Law & Order,’ as all successful characters are, is not too far from the mettle of the man.”
Well said! It seems that the party is REALLY pushing Rudy, though. I just cannot get behind someone who is so liberal!
Was happy to see Thompson getting into the race. Now I’m torn between Thompson, Tancredo and Hunter!
...because I figured you’d be here and I specifically wanted to hear from you.
No, when ANYONE wins a straw poll, it’s irrelevant. When Fred wins one in CA, it’s irrelevant. When Romney wins one in SC, it’s irrelevant. When Rudy wins one in TX, it’s irrelevant.
It showed that Fred got 28 out of 144 people in the room to be Fred supporters, nothing more.
funny, the rudyfans post about the most minute grouping of individuals coming out for rudy and we are supposed to find that relevant, but fred is never relevant. i agree, polls taken this far out from the primary are irrelevant. across the board. but i do think there is something to be said for someone who has not even yet declared showing up on polls and even on occasion beating someone who has been running for the past several years. take it to the bank? no. but interesting nonetheless. that fred even shows up and does half decently on polls when he hasn’t spent dime one, interests me.
F. Thompson 12
Or Rudy with this one in OH:
Yes, irrelevant. Unless they're only relevant when YOUR horse wins 'em. LOL