Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Richardson makes it official

Via WaPo - Richardson's Bid Is Now Official
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson established another landmark in the 2008 campaign Monday, becoming the first Hispanic Democrat to seek the presidency of the United States.

Richardson, 59, the son of a Mexican mother and half-Mexican father, made his candidacy official at a crowded news conference in the same downtown Los Angeles hotel in which John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic nomination in 1960. Richardson emphasized his Hispanic heritage, his extensive diplomatic and political experience, and his depth of knowledge on issues, particularly foreign policy.
So I'm a day late. I'm probably a dollar short, too. Good Luck to Bill and his campaign. He will certainly need it against the war chests he faces even if they do all lack his experience.

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