Marc Ambinder is reporting that Fred Thompson insiders are telling him that he raised $8 million. If true and accurate, then Thompson deserves credit for exceeding expectations for the quarter. Most reporters and news outlets had set the bar at $5 million, while others had estimated “between $4 million and $6 million.” More important, it appears his donor base is better than expected. It will be interesting to see how Thompson did with online donors.
It is impossible to overstate the tone-deafness of America’s Catholic...Read More