November 29, 2006 10:40 AM
2008 Loses One Sure Loser
We won't have Dr. Senator Frist, Gorillia Surgeon, to kick around anymore:
Leaving behind a Republican void in the South, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said he has put aside plans to run for the White House in 2008 and instead will return to medicine and the health-care field that helped launch his political career 12 years ago.
The list of people destined to suffer an embarrassing loss in the GOP primaries is now down to Duncan Hunter, Mitt Romney, George Pataki, and Sam Brownback.
Frist Drops Plan for Presidential Bid [W$J]
Frist Decides Against '08 Presidential Bid [WSJ (free)]