Novak reports on his appearance before the Saturday Evening Club.
In his Senate voting record and his public utterances, Thompson is more conservative than Giuliani, McCain or Romney. He takes a hard line on the war against terror (referring in Connecticut to the danger of “suicidal maniacs” crossing open borders) and worries about immigration policy creating a permanent American underclass. His one deviation from the conservative line has been support for the McCain-Feingold campaign reform, much of which he now considers overtaken by current fundraising practices and perhaps irrelevant. Overall, his tone, in a soft Tennessee drawl, is less harsh than that of other Republican candidates — a real-life version of the avuncular fictional D.A. he plays on TV.
If you click on the graph above you’ll get the whole image. Kinda tells the story. The experiment was posted – guess when?
Quite the spike for this little blog. And the hits are still coming in ones and twos. I’ll call the experiment done, though.
We bid it farewell with this.
I’m pretty sure that’s the punch line.
What happens when a General takes time out of his mid-deployment leave to correct misconceptions about the situation in Iraq? He gets picked up by all the major media, of course.
What’s he know? He’s only been there.
That’s one possible title for Algore’s planned sequel. Others are “Even More Inconvenient” and ‘Worship Me, Already”.
The content of this sequel is even more predictable than most Hollywood rehashes.
And I predict you’ll be hearing more about his favorite oxymoron, “scientific consensus“.