Politics & Policy

Fred Thompson, American

Fred Thompson passed away today. He was one of the great gentlemen it has been my privilege to know. Fred would have been a great president because – and today’s candidates could take a lesson from this – he cared more about America than about being president. He was not the best candidate, but he would have been the best incumbent

I would say prayers for Jeri and all of Fred’s children, but we’re lucky that Fred will be praying for us.

A great man.

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