Thompson a Human Snooze Button? 

Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi has a dispatch from former Tennessee senator Fred Thompson's campaign trail, and it's not pretty. When asked which is harder, playing the president or being the president, Thompson replied, "Neither of 'em are that hard." Taibbi, who introduces…

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