Once Again In The Line Of Fire

Can a prosecutor go on to become president? Well, that's what fans of TV prosecutor Arthur Branch, aka former Sen. Fred Thompson, hope. We hear that his buddies are strongly urging him to jump into the already packed GOP race.

"The draft- Fred movement grows," says one ally, citing several blogs pushing Thompson, who has been feeding his fans with occasional commentary-laced fill-in work for radio's Paul Harvey.

By Paul Bedard