Hollywood 1 - America 0. Suck it, America!
He campaigned heavily for eventual nominee John McCain, and had recently tried to gain support to be in charge of the Republican National Committee.
But his former finance chairman, B.C. "Scooter" Clippard, said Thompson told him Wednesday that he was returning to acting and dropping his RNC bid.
"He seriously considered it, but he called and said that it was not in the cards," Clippard said.
Clippard said he did not know which television programs might be interested in Thompson.
"He has some wonderful opportunities back in the television market that probably financially far outweigh being chair of the RNC," Clippard said.
Nov 21, 2008
Hollywood Wins, America Loses
The biggest question facing America was answered today: Fred Thompson will not attempt to pretend to fight to become chair of the RNC, but will return to Hollywood. Hollywood, of course, breathed a sigh of relief.
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