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Fred Thompson is looking for some love.

Published October 4, 2007 1:54PM (EDT)

"Can I have a round of applause?" -- GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson, whose low-key campaign appearances left one recent audience sitting in silence at the end. When the audience responded with what the New York Times calls a "rustle of clapping and some laughter," Thompson said: "Well, I had to drag that out of you."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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