When you think about it it's really amazing and quite unprecedented the level of support Thompson apparently has without actually announcing. Talk about sucking up all the air...
Evidence of former Sen. Fred Thompson's presidential appeal to victory-seeking conservatives is growing, including drawing more than 50 House Republicans yesterday to hear his pitch and walking out with some endorsements for the Tennessean.
"When Fred Thompson runs for president, I will endorse him," said Rep. Jeff Miller of Florida.
Rep. Dan Burton of Indiana said Mr. Thompson "is ready, and I want him to run."
Richard Land, one of the nation's leading Southern Baptists, told The Washington Times yesterday that Mr. Thompson is sure to win if he runs .
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Oh, and one more thing....It Was 63, *NOT* 53
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