I’m with Fred

Fred Thompson launched a bare-bones website today, I’mwithfred.com, with the promise of more content to come. The slogan has an “I Like Ike” ring to it — and fits into recent campaign efforts to cast their candidates as more irreverent and loose than they have been. “Hillary for President,” or, from 1996, the “Lamar!” (from Thompson’s fellow Tennessean Lamar Alexander).

Meanwhile, Chris Dodd wins the innovation award for creating a talk clock on his website for Sunday’s Democratic debate, measuring the time that each candidate got in the forum. It proved successful enough that the campaign deployed it for the GOP debate on Tuesday as well.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Biz News from Variety

Loading