Southern. Evangelical. Conservative. Men. Meet the base for Fred Thompson. They tend to be the folks who hold sway at nominating conventions.
Moderate. Women. The Republicans keeping Rudy Giuliani afloat.
According to new CNN polling — just released on TV, but not on the Web site yet, that’s what has propelled Thompson to a near tie with Rudy Giuliani in a national political poll.
A Giuliani-Thompson/Thompson-Giuliani ticket would be rather powerful, I would think..
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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