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November 15, 2007

Fred Thompson On Medical Marijuana

by Doug Mataconis

I’d call Thompson’s response to this question a cop-out, but it’s typical of the lazy way he’s been campaigning since he announced. And yet more reason to categorize him as a non-entity:

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  1. New Forbes poll: Awareness and Appeal both up 4 points to 15% and 35% respectively. That means the recent increases in other polls are real.

    Mark my words… if the money is spent well, awareness will be over 40% by January and his poll numbers will more or less follow suit. New Hampshire awareness will be near 80%. With such a divided field, he’ll be a serious player by Super Tuesday.

    Comment by Jeff Molby — November 15, 2007 @ 3:39 pm
  2. Thompson only has 35% awareness??? That’s got to be wrong.

    Comment by TanGeng — November 15, 2007 @ 4:54 pm
  3. It’s more than just name recognition, TanGeng. It’s awareness of his platform and trackrecord.

    Comment by Jeff Molby — November 15, 2007 @ 5:53 pm
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