Ed Driscoll

The Unspoken Question

At the beginning of this short clip, Bob Schieffer says to Fred Thompson that at one point, you called Mike Huckabee a “pro-life liberal“–and Thompson doesn’t disagree:

I think I already know the answer to this, but I wonder if anybody has asked Thompson what would seem to me at least to be a natural follow-up question: “President Bush’s free-spending big government Compassionate Conservatism is the successor to the ‘Third Way’ policies of President Clinton. Does that mean that President Bush qualifies as a ‘pro-life liberal’ in your book as well, Senator Thompson?”

Since, as a recent YouTube clip satirically exclaims,”Webster