Well, he is an actor, and he does know how, and when, to hit his marks.
The Aqua Velva Man, in all of one day of being - finally - an official candidate for the Republican nomination for President, poked a stick into The Commander Guys', as well as the entire right-wing freak show, beehive, on the latest videotape from the still-hanging-on-the-wall Wanted Poster, Osama bin Laden, by characterizing it as;
"Bin Laden is more symbolism than anything else," Thompson said while campaign in Iowa Friday. "I think it demonstrates to people once again that we're in a global war."
That's enough to get kicked out of the RNC, and have your bathroom stall privileges revoked.
But they need to lay off Freddie.
He's a pro at symbolism ... Just ask'em about his red pick-up truck...
Bonus Big Guy Links
Media Matters: Wash. Post, CNN reported on Thompson's pickup truck without noting it was a leased campaign prop
Glenn Greenwald: Chris Matthews on Fred Thompson's sexiness and smells
Boston Globe: Not all would put a heroic sheen on Thompson's Watergate role
Breaking News! Thompson Responds To FEC Charge, Claiming He's Now Moving Into "Testing Executive Privilege" Phase; Also Invokes "The Cheney Principle", Saying "He's Not Part of The Campaign"
Juan Cole: Bush's incompetence gives al-Qaida new life
Newsweek: The Ongoing Hunt for Osama bin Laden; Into Thin Air
The Aqua Velva Man