Video: Fred on Iowa and “journalistic malpractice”

posted at 3:09 pm on December 30, 2007 by Allahpundit

The “high teens”? No one since Strategic Visions two weeks ago has had him in the “high teens”.

No matter. The media’s out to get him, whether or not Tammy Bruce realizes it!

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Strategic Vision poll 27-28 Dec still has Fred in third at 15 percent.

GO FRED!

NickTx on December 30, 2007 at 6:12 PM

TheSitRep on December 30, 2007 at 4:14 PM
Tim Zank on December 30, 2007 at 3:53 PM
FloatingRock on December 30, 2007 at 4:14 PM

Well said ya’ll.

Ex-tex on December 30, 2007 at 6:20 PM

Wait… did you just personally attack someone else? I thought you and ex-tex didn’t do that sort of thing.

Vizzini on December 30, 2007 at 4:14 PM

I don’t. But yer pushin’ it.

Ex-tex on December 30, 2007 at 6:22 PM

Here is Newsbusters’ story on the same misquoting of Fred:

USAT Reporter Caught in Distortion, Portrays Thompson as Unambitious

Buy Danish on December 30, 2007 at 6:23 PM

Purple Avenger @ Ace of Spades HQ nailed winning at all cost mentality:

once you give up on integrity all things become possible

…like Satan tempting Christ, “all this is yours if you just worship me.”

Don’t cast your own vote to dissolve traditional American values. VOTE CONSERVATIVE PLATFORM. It’s in your power to achieve, individually and collectively. Be a part of what matters, the conservative platform. Lend your strength. Your vote makes the difference between holding conservative government for citizens or eroding into liberal fascistic assimilation.

Fred08.com

maverick muse on December 30, 2007 at 6:31 PM

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 4:29 PM

your links rule

maverick muse on December 30, 2007 at 4:51 PM

Indeed, talent for finding the good ones – noted in the past few days, consistently, on this and other topics. Plus, you’re a cool/funny guy :) Also, tickleddragon must decide, not you or the Madison guy. You’re both great guys, no matter.

Good example, a repeat, but with special vibes for csdeven, from Russia, wccawa, Entelechy, with love, with a special note – please follow the eyes, while controlling your instincts, especially your dark ones.

Entelechy on December 30, 2007 at 6:32 PM

Also, tickleddragon must decide, not you or the Madison guy. You’re both great guys, no matter.

Entelechy on December 30, 2007 at 6:32 PM

Wait…you don’t actually take that seriously, do you?

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:44 PM

MadisonC, no I don’t – it’s just amusing :)

Entelechy on December 30, 2007 at 6:46 PM

Because it is TOTALLY SERIOUS.

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:47 PM

SECOND LOOK AT TICKLEDDRAGON.

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:47 PM

Also, tickleddragon must decide, not you or the Madison guy. You’re both great guys, no matter.

Entelechy on December 30, 2007 at 6:32 PM

Well, one of us is, anyway. And we all know which one that is.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 6:50 PM

SECOND LOOK AT TICKLEDDRAGON.

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:47 PM

Dude, put down the crack pipe and step away from the lady. REALLY slow like.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 6:51 PM

I’m holding out for Dick Cheny to jump in the race… but if that doesn’t happen… then it’s all Fred.

Kaptain Amerika on December 30, 2007 at 6:59 PM

FINALLY! Here is a list of some accomplishments of Fred Thompson while on the Senate Government Affairs Committee. Fred Thompson has also laid out specific policy initiatives in detail on his site. I think the proof is the taste of the pudding here and FT deserves a serious consideration at the very least.

sonnyspats1 on December 30, 2007 at 7:07 PM

I’m holding out for Dick Cheny to jump in the race… but if that doesn’t happen… then it’s all Fred.

Kaptain Amerika on December 30, 2007 at 6:59 PM

It was as if a million voices cried out in terror, then were suddenly silenced.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 7:07 PM

Go Fred!

ronsfi on December 30, 2007 at 7:24 PM

Can it be that the chracterization of a lazy Fred Thompsom is unwarranted? YOU BET!! Research the years 1997 1998 and 1999. Not only is Fred Thompson a stickler for ethics but bipartisanship as well.

sonnyspats1 on December 30, 2007 at 7:32 PM

Dude, put down the crack pipe and step away from the lady. REALLY slow like.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 6:51 PM

Hey…Thats my line……..

SECOND LOOK AT TICKLEDDRAGON.

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:47 PM

I might be willing to settle for a first look… ;P

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 7:38 PM

When Fred takes Iowa Thursday I sure hope that Mrs.CSD has prepositioned an ambulance nearby. Maybe Allah or Bryan can drop her an e-mail with a heads-up.

Limerick on December 30, 2007 at 7:42 PM

Boy,it’s about time a Republican,Fred that is,is setting
the record a bit straight,Journalist malpractice,hell yes.
Think about this for a moment,If these achor/anchorette’s
pulled this on the great President Ronald Raygun Reagan,
he would of mopped the floor verbally with them.
If were going to win,at every step,if it’s rumour,hearsay
the journalist needs to be stopped in the tracks and have
the truth explained to them,otherwise evey Republican is
going to spend a week on the talk circuits what he did or didn’t say.

Oh,it will be Fred and Mitt as the nominee’s,my
prediction!

canopfor on December 30, 2007 at 8:06 PM

Oh,it will be Fred and Mitt as the nominee’s,my
prediction!

Ummm…. I’ll take that bet? Huh?

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 8:14 PM

Limerick on December 30, 2007 at 7:42 PM

Nah. CSD’s heart failure is going to wait until the general, when his hearththrob Romney gets his ass handed to him by whichever douche the Dems nominate.

Centerfire on December 30, 2007 at 8:19 PM

Nah. CSD’s heart failure is going to wait until the general, when his hearththrob Romney gets his ass handed to him by whichever douche the Dems nominate.

Centerfire on December 30, 2007 at 8:19 PM

Oh, well. At least we can watch the Republicans get slaughtered in all the Congressional and Senate races, as well.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 8:24 PM

Hillary and Edwards behavior OVER the years suggest a thirst for raw power. Mitt’s history is that of a guy who likes success. He has never abused any position of power nor has he suggested so. So if you’re going to suggest he is power hungry, you’re gonna need to come up with something more substantive than his flip-flops and he uses his own money. No amount of money will ever be able to replace the satisfaction of leading your country to a better future. To a guy worth 1/4 billion dollars, 17 million is nothing to invest in the opportunity to do great things for your country.

Last week you guys asked why Mitt acted the way he does….the commitment to work towards perfection is a big motivation in his life. This is also the source of the appearance that he is fake. No fake could EVER succeed in what Mitt has been successful at. He has been an outstanding husband, father, businessman, governor, and member of the US Olympic committee. His history is rock solid with success and there is every expectation that he will be a successful president. There isn’t one single candidate that can hold a candle to the success Mitt has achieved.

There is no dark side. There is only a commitment to be the best one can be. That isn’t a bad thing. It’s an admirable trait that all the candidates should have but most are sorely lacking.

csdeven on December 30, 2007 at 8:24 PM

Dude, put down the crack pipe and step away from the lady. REALLY slow like.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 6:51 PM
Hey…Thats my line……..

SECOND LOOK AT TICKLEDDRAGON.

MadisonConservative on December 30, 2007 at 6:47 PM
I might be willing to settle for a first look… ;P

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 7:38 PM

I just now got to this thread. I have to admit the Second look at Tickleddragon had me rollin’!! You guys….

And et tu, Dorian?

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:25 PM

And et tu, Dorian?

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:25 PM

Er…ummm, boys will be boys????

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 8:27 PM

Er…ummm, boys will be boys????

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 8:27 PM

Seems I’ve hit the conservative blog boy jackpot this week. Lord knows what I did to deserve it. LOL.

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:29 PM

Er…ummm, boys will be boys????

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 8:27 PM

So. It begins. Prepare to do battle.

wccawa on December 30, 2007 at 8:30 PM

Um, Dorian, you may have just stepped in it. Watch your comments section on that webpage you’ve got. Snark ahoy!

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:33 PM

Okay, just so I’m on topic… Just watched the video again, and I just can’t see why this guy is anything BUT presidential. Spoken clearly, precisely, with no political snake oil salesman, bullshite.

Sorry doubters…but I just like this guy. Period.

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:57 PM

Um, Dorian, you may have just stepped in it. Watch your comments section on that webpage you’ve got. Snark ahoy!

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:33 PM

Well after a quick check of wccawa I might just end up getting my poor wittle feewing hurt…Or not…

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 9:00 PM

doriangrey on December 30, 2007 at 9:00 PM

LOL. (*shakes head*)

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 9:24 PM

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 9:24 PM

Well I never claimed I was the sharpest tool in the shed… ;)

doriangrey on December 31, 2007 at 12:04 AM

tickleddragon on December 30, 2007 at 8:57 PM

He has always spoken clearly. Especially as an actor. But that doesn’t make him fit for office. Shouldn’t we dig deeply into his record, considering all data, and then make an assessment? Tommylotto provided a list of some of Fred’s negative history. I haven’t seen a lot of consideration for that behavior from many of Fred’s supporters.

Look, just because we talk about Fred’s failures doesn’t mean we only do it to tweak the Fredheads. We seriously do want those issues considered in the discussion. The reason why I think those issues are relevant is because Fred has ALWAYS said the right things. He has always sounded like a conservative. But all the while he was sounding like a conservative, he was engaged in decidedly un-conservative type behavior. With that kind of history behind him, it’s impossible for a lot of us to listen to him and believe he has changed his spots. Then he makes statements saying that his lobbying/lawyering efforts were A-OK and simply part of his “personal life”, admitting that he has no reason to apologize for it.

csdeven on December 31, 2007 at 10:03 AM

100% pro life voting record. Deeds, not words shall speak me.

Mojave Mark on January 1, 2008 at 12:43 PM

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