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Thompson's Retort Likens Obama to a Dog at a Fire Hydrant-Confirmed
Summary of the eRumor: This is a forwarded email
about a comment made by Former GOP presidential candidate, Fred
Thompson, in response to President Obama saying that his Washington DC
critics talk about him, "like a dog." The email alleges that
Thompson replied, "Maybe it's because he keeps treating this country
like a fire hydrant."
Thompson wrote this and sent it out on Twitter (@FredThompson) to
members on his subscription list on September 7,
The former Tennessee
Senator compared President Obama’s treatment of Americans to a dog
urinating on a fire hydrant after Obama strayed from his prepared
remarks to talk about his critics in a Labor Day speech at a Laborfest
event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on September 6, 2010.
The President said,
"Some powerful interests who had been dominating the agenda in
Washington for a very long time and they're not always happy with me.
They talk about me like a dog. That's not in my prepared remarks, but
Thompson tweeted, "Obama: some people
in DC 'talk about me like a dog'. Maybe it's because he keeps treating
this country like a fire hydrant."
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
Best quote of the week:
Obama said : "Some people in DC talk about me like a
Fred Thompson replied : "Maybe it's because he keeps
treating this country like a fire hydrant"
Way to go, Fred !!!
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