Thursday, October 04, 2007

The Fred Thompson Campaign Has No Pulse

High-larious article in the NYTimes about Fred Thompson in Iowa. He appears to have ingested an unusually large dose of Placidyl. At a campaign stop in Nevada, Iowa, voters apparently did not realize he had stopped speaking, so they didn't applaud. "Can I have a round of applause," the candidate pleaded.

If you're a political operative (and who isn't these days?), here's a parade of adjectives and nouns you would never want associated with your candidate: "...subdued and sonorous, a laconic presence who spoke in a soft monotone, threw few elbows and displayed little drive to distinguish himself from his opponents."


Yet this sleepwalking ex-senator is the overwhelming choice for president of N.C. Republicans ... ahead of Giuliani.

May their wishes come true!

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