The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

But If He Shot a Reporter, Would Americans Boo or Applaud?


Team Fred is amused by this comparison between their man and Huckabee, noting that their candidate threw a snowball at a reporter, and this account of a recent pheasant-hunting expedition in Iowa:

At one point, Huckabee’s party turned toward a cluster of reporters and cameramen and, when they kicked up a pheasant, fired shotgun blasts over the group’s heads.

Team Fred notes, “Gun Control may not be a good political idea, but it is a personal virtue every gun owner should have.”

Thompson himself also recently declared he has a “decent chance” at second place in Iowa. Either he knows something we don’t know, or he’s way too optimistic…

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Richardson , Chris Dodd , Fred Thompson , Hillary Clinton , Horserace , Joe Biden , John Edwards , John McCain , Mike Huckabee , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rudy Giuliani , Sarah Palin , Something Lighter , Tommy Thompson


Subscribe to National Review