From the CR Election Tracker:
In a speech at a Virginia state party dinner, the conservative former Tennessee senator and Hollywood actor made only passing reference to his presidential ambitions but took a jab at Democrats while praising limited government and lower taxes.
“There are all kinds of threats out there in America,” Thompson said, citing a disrupted plot at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York as the latest example. He said the United States must send a message to its allies about the dangers of terrorism.
“This is a battle between the forces of civilization and the forces of evil and we’ve got to choose sides,” Thompson said.
From a national defense perspective, he’s talking the right talk. We’ll be watching the rest of the package closely…