THE PLANK APRIL 2, 2007
"Sophisticated social conservative activists tell me they.... are coming to see [Fred] Thompson as the only conservative who can be nominated. Their appreciation of him stems not from his eight years as a U.S. senator from Tennessee but from his role as Manhattan district attorney on the TV series 'Law & Order.'"--Bob Novak, in today's Washington Post
Unsophisticated activists tend to give more weight to his performance in Aces: Iron Eagle III.