Former Republican Senator Thompson speaks in front of a picture of Senator McCain at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul

 
Former Republican Senator Thompson speaks in front of a picture of Senator McCain at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul
Former Republican Senator Fred Thompson of Tennessee speaks in front of a picture of Senator John McCain, as a Navy pilot who was captured by the North Vietnamese Army after his jet was shot down during the Vietnam War, at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, September 2, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)