I Got a Fever—And the Only Prescription—Is More Fred Thompson!


From the annals of "online polls that disclude Ron Paul" comes the GOP Straw Poll, posted around the blogosphere occasionally after its invention by now-Giuliani web guy Patrick Ruffini. In the first poll launched after Fred Thompson started pondering his presidential bid… Thompson surges into the lead.

The complaints of people who are tired of the horse race blogging have been noted. Yet it's so not often that you see the fate of America shift based on the whims of cast member on an NBC drama.