Of course, it won’t help Fred unless he actually is a candidate by the time the South Carolina primary happens…
Election 2008: South Carolina Republican Primary
Fred Thompson 23% Rudy Giuliani 21% John McCain 14% Mitt Romney 10% Mike Huckabee 6%
Election 2008: South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary
Hillary Rodham Clinton 38% Barack Obama 30% John Edwards 13% Joe Biden 3% Bill Richardson 2%
Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews to 841 likely Republican primary voters, and 516 likely Democratic primary voters in South Carolina, conducted on Aug. 20, 2007. Margins of error are 3.4 per cent and 4.4 per cent.