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Fred’s Speech in London: A Big Deal, or Long-Planned Appearance?

Wow. I’m hearing completely different things from my Thompson guys than the Politico heard, on Fred’s trip to London this week.

Yes, Fred Thompson is speaking at London Policy Exchange, but this was one of the events that had been scheduled a long while back, before the dipping-the-toe in the water campaign started any momentum. I was told no entourage, no real effort to reach out to the British press, etc. And I was told that this trip by no means represented the rollout of the Fred Foreign Policy Vision or Fred’s Big Debut on the World Stage…
Maybe interest in Fred will make the speech seem bigger than it is, but I was told that this wasn’t a major event in Fred’s steps to becoming a full-fledged candidate…

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