March 09, 2007

Draft Fred!

James suggests I'd be pleased by a Fred Thompson presidential candidacy in 2008: you're damned skippy I would.

When one looks at the top several contenders in the GOP right now, the choices seem to be between conservatism (Romney, Gingrich and Brownback) or charisma (Giuliani, and possibly Gingrich—but Gingrich's is undercut by his personal life).

The idea that someone out there might bring both conservatism and charisma to the table is more than a little bit appealing.

Posted by Attila Girl at March 9, 2007 11:31 AM | TrackBack
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I'd vote for him. Still want Tancredo to really jump in the race, though.

Posted by: William Teach at March 9, 2007 04:33 PM


Did you hear that over 6,000 people came to Washington DC for the Conservative Political Action Conference with face time of various candidates and speaking up for the people they see as GOP contenders for 2008?

Hundreds of the registered CPAC members know me as a CONDI 2008 activist, and asked for buttons, bumper stickers and other campaign items to take home to their states. The NUMBER ONE question was for me to read the tea leaves ..
WHAT IS YOUR OPINION OF CONDI'S STATEMENT ON ABC SUNDAY?

It was February 2006, similar to this:
"IF I serve out my entire term, it will have been 12 years since a white male has served as Secretary of State."

So the people were curious about the word "IF". We agreed that Condi is a master wordsmith, and she could easily have said "WHEN" instead of "IF". THAT LEAVES WIGGLE ROOM FOR HER TO ENTER THE RACE.

Speaking of polls:
Thinkcondi.net is working to get Secretary of State Condi Rice on state ballots; building support in the early states like Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.

Thank goodness for Zogby sees Condi as a contender for 2008.
Here it the latest Zogby poll of Feb. 26th:
Rudy 29%
McCain 20%
Romney 9%
Condi 7%
Newt 7%
Brownback 4%
Tancredo 1%
Hunter 1%

Among conservatives, the Zogby polls shows:
Romney 23%
Newt 22%.

On the second tier of conservatives, Condi wins 13% support, Brownback is
9%, Rudy is 4%, McCain is 3%.

www.thinkcondi.net has been buzzing since CPAC in DC; showing clear interest
in the efforts of our group to promote Condi Rice as a choice for
president in 2008.

The health problems of VP Cheney is also causing more buzz about Condi; quoting Larry Sabato.

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/viewstory.asp?Page=/Nation/archive/200703/NAT
20070306c.html

Posted by: Crystal Dueker at March 14, 2007 12:03 PM




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