09/07/2007 11:29 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Easygoing Fred Thompson Faces Hardest Role

Fred Thompson has had one of the more inauspicious beginnings to a presidential campaign, all downhill since the swoon he induced among many Republicans when he said in March he was testing the waters.

As spring turned into summer and weeks into months, the swoon turned into foot-tapping impatience.

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