Fred Thompson defends McCain's health care plans

10/20/08 Mitch E. Perry
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Former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson was in Florida on Saturday campaigning for the Republican ticket.

Thompson himself was a candidate for the GOP nomination for a brief time last year, but quit the race back in January after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states.

The longtime television and film actor spoke to WMNF on Saturday.

With the polls narrowing, we asked Thompson if he bought into the line said by many analysts this year that a Democrat should be leading a Republican in the race by a good margin, based on the unpopularity of the Bush administration over the past eight years.

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