Fred Thompson

Appearing on Hannity on Monday night, former Senator Fred Thompson endorsed Newt Gingrich for President.  This certainly won’t make any friends for Thompson in Hollywood, but he explained why he supports Gingrich, and he focused specifically on the condition of the country, saying “we’re at a tipping point,” but he also took on the notion of Gingrich as an “insider,” and he also took on Mitt Romney’s tendency to use surrogates to press a negative attack on Gingrich.  Thompson won his first term as Senator from Tennessee in 1994, the same year that Gingrich engineered the first Republican takeover of Congress in decades.  Here’s what Thompson had to say:

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