In about 15 minutes Fred Thompson explains why he is the best candidate in the Republican field.
This from NRO the Corner, sums it up well:
...Fred Thompson’s closing argument to the people of Iowa.
Whereas Romney is saturating the airwaves with attack ads, Thompson pays the voters the courtesy of speaking calmly, and in detail—the video runs to just over 15 minutes. Why should the good Republicans of Iowa support Thompson? Because, the candidate argues, he can win.
In the passage I found the most striking, Thompson does something no other Republican contender has attempted: appeal to Democrats.
This is reminiscent of Reagan’s talk to the people of North Carolina in 1976. Simple, straightforward, modest production values—just the candidate in front of an American flag and an Iowa flag—but (to use the word again) compelling...
As a bonus, I'll also include a link to conservative Texas lawyer, who has stated his reasons for backing Fred Thompson over the other Republican candidates.
BeldarBlog, I'm With Fred, a small excerpt:
On every issue I care deeply about, Fred Thompson is a genuine, thoughtful conservative — without any major exceptions or doubtful areas that I have to forgive or ignore. And in the simplest possible words: I trust him because he's demonstrated that he has a real political spine.
Be sure to read it all.
And extra bonus even, from BeldarBlog again.
Fred Thompson's red pickup
Fred Thompson - new campaign ad
A Christmas holiday message for our troops
Dayum! Fred Thompson refuses to pander in Iowa
Fred Thompson - prolife
Fred Thompson on illegal immigration
Another reason to vote for Fred Thompson
Fred Thompson on the issues
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