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But it is equally possible that Mr. Thompson will have waited too long and missed out on the early summertime momentum that could have fueled his operation into the fall. Some supporters, even inside his camp, thought his early fund-raising figure ($3.4 million in June) was disappointing. "At some point, the milk left out of the refrigerator goes sour," Professor Cornfield said. "Online, you do go sour much faster because the conversation can move so quickly. If too many people are doubting your willingness to run, they can go draft somebody else."
Jason Zengerle