Fred Thompson Endorses Scott Brown

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Wednesday, January 06, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Here’s a perfect example of how, inside the conservative base, the Scott Brown campaign for Senate in Massachusetts has become a lower-key, more gun-shy version of the push for Doug Hoffman’s unlikely bid in NY-23. Way back on September 28, 2009, a month and a week before the election, former senator and radio host Fred Thompson became the first GOP celebrity to endorse Hoffman. He went all in with an open letter, a TV ad, and campaign appearances.

Today, Thompson tweeted a message of support for Brown: “Scott Brown can win and be the vote to keep the dems and health care at bay.” It’s a measure of the support Brown is getting on talk radio, but it’s coming late in the game, and only after polls suggested that Brown was close enough to scare the Democrats. Just like Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) video endorsement of Brown, it’s a sign that Republicans want to be able to take credit for a close election — but that they’re not ready to put their political capital on the line for a likely defeat. (Democratic candidate Martha Coakley, after spooking some Democrats by holding onto her campaign war chest, is releasing a new TV ad today.)

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lawdog7
Comment posted January 7, 2010 @ 8:14 am

What does a prosecutor really do. They cut deals with violent criminals so they don’t have to do any hard work. These violent criminals get out way before they should, most should be in prison for life. Then they rape and murder again, this is a violent circle. Most violent criminals have been in and out of prison their whole life, thanks to prosecutors who don’t do their job. Is this the type of person you want representing Massachusetts, someone like Coakley who recently argued before the state supreme court that the Bill Of Rights doesn’t exist in Massachusetts. The Democrats want to take our rights away, they want to control every part of our life.

State Senator Scott Brown has ten times the experience as Coakley and is a true Patriot. He has never voted for a tax increase, and truly supports his constituents represents. Please for your children’s future and the future of this great country vote for Scott Brown.


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austinpersonaltrainers
Comment posted January 9, 2010 @ 11:51 am

Please Fred don't endorse mccain.


austinpersonaltrainers
Comment posted January 9, 2010 @ 4:51 pm

Please Fred don't endorse mccain.


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Comment posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:56 pm

McCain represents everything that is wrong in the US politics in my opinion.


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