Thursday, December 27, 2007

Fred's funds run out

By Libby

The Politico is reporting that the Thompson campaign has run out of money and won't be airing any TV ads in Iowa. Fred will now be forced to rely on his personality and his bus tour to win over the Iowa voters. Considering the previous reviews of Fred's on the road performance, one might think this is not going to be a winning strategy.

Hard to believe that only a few short months ago Fred was being touted as the savior of the party. It would appear his campaign was simply never able to overcome the loss of momentum caused by his long tease on testing the waters in the beginning and his on the stump style just didn't ignite the necessary enthusiasm needed to fire up his supporters.

But he does have a few left. There's a fundraising blogburst going on even as you read this. Unfortunately for them, I think, like the campaign itself, it will be to little, too late.

[cross-posted to The Reaction]

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2 Comments:

Anonymous lester said...

the fred thompson campaign is destined to be a figure of speech for a hyped up late comer falling flat on his face. I knew he was a bunch of hype.

3:33:00 PM  
Blogger Libby Spencer said...

I knew it too Lester. Too bad. I always thought he would have been the easiest to beat.

7:49:00 PM  

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