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One questioner noted that he had been to Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, and thought it needed to be cleaned. “It’s a World Heritage site,” the man reminded him.
Richardson acknowledged it needed to be cleaned, but asked, “Do you know who passed that protection…for Chaco? Did you know who did that?”
The questioner caught on. “I have a feeling you were involved,” he shot back.
After speaking and answering questions for 40 minutes in an event that, like all of his town hall-style meetings, was called a “Presidential Job Interview,” Richardson’s aide told him that he only had time for one more question.
But in a Herculean effort, he asked his aide to write down the remaining few questions so he could quickly bang out answers to all of them. Eleven more people asked questions on issues such as global warming, immigration, and trains — so he was trapped for another 30 minutes.
When Richardson spoke in Stratham the day before the New Hampshire primary, he made his closing argument to the audience.
“I need you to vote,” he remarked candidly. “You know, I need your votes more than the others do.”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?