Yesterday at Hobby Airport a woman fronted Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson (and yes, we know he’s technically a “likely” candidate, but come on now).
She was shouting “You’re not a real conservative, sir!” and bringing up his lobbying past when she was not so politely asked to leave by some of the biggest HPD officers we’ve ever seen. Seriously, those dudes should start up a wrestling league or something.
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