Jan 3, 2008

The Politico: Fred Thompson may drop out

GOP sources say a poor finish in Iowa may cause him to give up and endorse John McCain. What will Don Surber do? Ironic, since the Charleston Daily Mail's first poll in spring about who was the favorite GOP candidate included Fred Thompson (who had not yet declared or filed) and did not include Ron Paul, who has more delegates (prior to county elections for convention) than any other republican candidate for president. The purpose of Fred dropping out would be to prevent continued dilution of the pro-war primary voting, now spread across candidates other than Ron Paul, in order to narrow and increase the vote count for the neocon candidates. Yet this article says he would endorse John McCain, who has no prayer of winning.

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