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Intense

WashingtonPost gossip on Fred:

…The actor and former Republican senator from Tennessee was spotted having lunch today at the see-and-be-seen Mayflower hotel restaurant with GOP Party guru Ed Gillespie, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee who has advised and groomed many a successful GOP candidate over the years.

Sources say Thompson, currently of “Law and Order” fame,” and Gillespie were locked in a serious conversation, even though they were repeatedly interrupted by conventioneer types – aka, real people – wanting to chat with the actor/politician. No one we spoke with heard the “P” word come out of Thompson’s mouth but it appeared the lunch was “intense,” according to one source…

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