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Fred Heads Frustrated With Their Idol's Ambiguity
Many in the movement to draft Fred Thompson for the presidential race are growing frustrated with the actor's unwillingness to make his candidacy official despite traveling the country and holding fundraisers. "The time has come," said Keith Harper, the owner of FredHeads.com who fears Thompson will loose the grassroots support unless he acts soon. "Enough with the ambiguities. Enough with those around you being more decisive than you are."
I'm starting to get the feeling he's cooling to the idea real quick. He was probably listening to a bunch of hardcore types who convinced him that he'd be a political tsunami if he put himself out there, and sure enough, he got a lot of attention for a while, but when the poll numbers came in, he seemed to level off at about half Rudy's support. If the stories about Thompson being lazy are true, I cannot see him involving himself in a race he seems destined to lose.
If he doesn't run, it will be downright comical to see the reactions of those who saw him as the second coming of St Ronnie...
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