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Huckabee Feuds with Romney for Fun and Profit

Perhaps because he’s already looking forward to 2012, or maybe because he had some pages to fill in his brand new book, erstwhile Republican presidential contender Mike Huckabee is once again taking issue with Mitt Romney and questioning his rival’s commitment to conservative politics

Posted on Nov 17, 2008 READ MORE

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Fred Thompson Contorts Over Bin Laden

Fred Thompson has just barely entered the race, but he’s already stepped in it. First the candidate painted Osama bin Laden as an irrelevant figure, but later said he had to be “caught and killed.” Then, after more reflection, he said bin Laden should get due process, which an aide later defined as Gitmo-style interrogation.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007 READ MORE

Vigo the carpathian

Fred Thompson’s Alter Ego

As reader Ender points out, Fred Thompson bears a striking resemblance to Vigo the Carpathian (played by Wilhelm von Homburg) from the movie “Ghostbusters II,” a character who, coincidentally, also had delusions of grandeur.

Posted on Sep 7, 2007 READ MORE

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Fred Thompson Announces His Candidacy

All we can say is he either really believes in what he’s saying, or he really knows how to work a camera. We suspect the latter is true. Cheese Alert: Get ready to duck when the video hurls this doozy at you toward the end: “Fred needs you, and America needs Fred. Together, we’re a winning team!”

Posted on Sep 7, 2007 READ MORE

Lost in the Wilderness

Fred Thompson, who proposes to be what Republicans need to overcome their malaise, may himself be part of the problem.

Posted on Sep 6, 2007 READ MORE

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