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Fred Who?

It seems inconceivable to Cornerites that large numbers of Americans would have no idea who Fred Thompson is.  But they’re out there. From a new Gallup poll:

What comes to mind when you think about former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson?

Actor/television and movie actor                                11

Like him                                                                    4

Would be a good president/Want him to run                  4

Good/decent man/nice guy                                         4

“Law and Order”                                                         4

Not a viable candidate/Won’t vote for him                     2

Politician                                                                   1

Conservative/true conservative                                   1

Well-spoken/Good speaker                                         1

Republican                                                                1

Honest/trustworthy                                                     1

Nothing/not familiar with                                            58

No opinion                                                                 9

Byron York — Byron York is is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy.

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