Endorsing the lefties because sometimes friendships mean more than politics, according to the Romney camp
Mr. Romney endorsed Anderson's election that year, and Romney's spokesman explained to a newspaper reporter that sometimes, personal friendship trumped political parties. The two became friends during the '02 Olympics.
Meanwhile this from Redstate..." Quinnipiac's latest poll from Ohio shows that Fred Thompson who has toyed with the idea of running for about five minutes is tied with the hard-running, big-spending Mitt Romney. The two men, candidate and not-yet candidate, are running at 6%"