Re: [RLC-Action] RLC tread lightly on endorsement for Prez with Thompson jumpin in...
- Bingo! Exactly why I was against an early endorsement, though I was
holding out for Sandford. And Thompson is talking a pretty good game
so far on libertarian issues. I understand he's even endorsing the
>Let's all keep in mind a little RLC history here, shall we?--
>Back in 1994, the Republican Liberty Caucus was one of the staunchest
>supporters of Fred Thompson for US Senate in Tennessee. RLC National
>Board member Michael McCloskey was one of his top Campaign
>Volunteers. RLC continued to support Fred throughout his years in the
>Senate, and viewed him as moderately libertarian.
>Now that Fred is jumping in the race, it makes far less sense for the
>RLC to officially back Ron Paul for President.
>Thompson has just as much claim to representing RLC values as does
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- Enter Stage Right published my letter to the editor comparing Fred Thompson and Ron Paul:----- Original Message ----
From: Steven Burden <sjburden@...>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 6:42:20 PM
Subject: [RLC-Action] Re: RLC tread lightly on endorsement for Prez with Thompson jumpin in...
> > Good lord. Why would the RLC
> ever have supported someone like
> Fred Thompson? I suppose he wasn't yet
> promoting the North American
> Union at that time, and perhaps his views on
> the First Amendment
> weren't well know then. But he doesn't seem even close
> to someone
> the RLC would endorse. Surely that was a freakish