Asked by Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" if he'd like the nation's top job, the former Tennessee senator said, "I've never craved the job of president, but I want to do some things that only a president can do.Video at Real Clear Politics: Fred explains his political 'coyness' to Jay.Previously: NBC First Read's Joel Seidman:
"So," Thompson added, "the answer is yes."
There is an air of anticipation that GOP presidential contender-in-waiting Fred Thompson will have something substantive to say tonight about his still-to-be-announced run for the White House when he appears on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.I'll be watching. Maybe Jeri Thompson will show up. Maybe Fred will announce his election plans. Arnold did.
Fred is doing well in the polls, despite not having officially announced his candidacy. The more folks see of Fred Thompson, the more they like the idea of having him in the White House. Learn more about Fred at the Fredipedia. Check out his official site, "I'm with Fred".