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Gov. Richardson is in for 2008

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by EStreetJoe, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member


    part of the story...
  2. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Considering how since 1976 governors (Carter, Reagan, Clinton, Bush) have been more "electable" than Senators (none) and his background in national and international affairs, he might have a shot.
  3. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    I was hoping Bill would run. This should be good.
  4. Editude

    Editude Active Member

    Quite a varied field with a lot of early name recognition. Republicans might need to turn to one of their more famous candidates (former New York mayors for $200) to counter.
  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Now I don't know who to vote for -- Richardson or Obama?
  6. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    This makes my vote easier. Richardson was my rep when I lived in New Mexico. Best rep I ever had; he took good care of a district located in the westernmost notch of the Bible Belt that votes overwhelming Republican.

    But Edit, the Republicans will probably counter with "Current Arizona Senators Who Are Running Hard Right" for $400.
  7. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    For what it's worth, UVA poli sci guy Larry Sabato says Richardson has the best resume of anyone out there, and he's amazed it's not generating more hype.
  8. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    As long as one -- or, gasp, both :) -- of these guys is on the ticket in November '08, they've got my vote.

    Richardson's resume is, indeed, top-fucking-notch. Best resume of anyone in the race.
  9. WSKY

    WSKY Member

    Richardson likes the weed, right?
  10. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    yup, now he just has to not fuck it up. it's a three-way race between richardson, obama and clinton. i think obama fades a year from now once the rock star phenomenon dissipates.

    that whole MLB draft thing will be brought up again but it won't sink him
  11. henryhenry

    henryhenry Member

    i suspect he's running for veep.

    latino vote could tip florida.
  12. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Well-Known Member

    Democrats have the chance to elect:

    * The first female president
    * The first black president
    * The first Hispanic president
    * The first Mormon president (Romney)

    All of which will make it just that much more underwhelming when a white male is elected.
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