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Fred: No thanks, I’m not that hungry

Posted by Ron Coleman on November 6, 2007

This story in the Telegraph is damning.  Whether or not the facts are accurately reported, it’s another pebble in the growing avalanche of perception — fueled by his dithering before entering the race — that Fred Thompson doesn’t really want to be President all that badly.

That’s not a bad reflection on him.  The problem with most of these clowns is that they do want it that badly.  Fred is, from what I can tell, a mensch who sometimes does politics.  That means he’s someone I can actually like and respect.

But it is a poor omen for his campaign.

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9 Responses to “Fred: No thanks, I’m not that hungry”

  1. All hat and no cattle.
    Too bad; I liked him six months ago…

  2. Jack said

    It’s always good to know what you’re most certain about when you’re not really.

  3. Ara Rubyan said

    And here it is, your moment of Zen:

  4. Ara Rubyan said

    Hmmm. That didn’t work like I’d hoped.

    OK, then, here it is, your moment of Zen.

  5. Actually, Ara, #3 was far more Zen.

  6. jaymaster said

    I think he’s actually “running” for VP.

  7. Ara said

    #3 was far more Zen.

    Hahahaha! Good catch!

  8. Yu-ain Gonnano said

    It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
    Douglas Adams

    Maybe we should attach a second head and a third arm to ole’ Fred!

  9. Ara Rubyan said

    Beeblebrox-Colbert ’08

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