Fred is in! He will form an exploratory committee by June 4th with an official announcement in July.

Fred Dalton Thompson is planning to enter the presidential race over the Fourth of July holiday, announcing that week that he has already raised several million dollars and is being backed by insiders from the past three Republican administrations, Thompson advisers told The Politico.

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Comments

  • Ken Hamilton

    Joy! Joy! Another big govenment “conservative” joins the race. Yahoo!!!!

    The GOP’s severe electoral whipping in November 2008 will be well deserved.

  • Lisa

    Thompson-Rice 2008! Sign me up!

  • NewYorkStateConservative

    All I can say for sure is that things are going to get interesting. How well will Thompson actually do? Can he win over the conservative base? How will he effect the rest of the GOP field? This is a political junky’s dream, folks.

  • Sully

    Guy from Die Hard 2 for president!

  • http://www.politicalderby.com/ Stephen@politicalderby.com

    As Fred himself has said, if he truly is the “man who meets the times” there can only be one result.

  • voldamort

    the quicker he gets in the quicker he can get out. ….