Friday, April 20, 2007

Richardson lends new meaning to term 'brown nosing'

Carpetbaggers and Scalawags.

White House Hopeful Richardson Tells Black Leaders He Would Make Africa Priority

Speaking to a meeting of the National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, the New Mexico governor said the continent had been neglected by the Bush administration in favor of the Middle East and other regions thought to have greater strategic significance.

"Somehow it's not considered by American policymakers to have the importance it deserves," Richardson said. "Issues related to AIDS, refugees, issues related to governance, international poverty — somehow this continent is forgotten."

Richardson, a former ambassador to the United Nations, said that as president he would press to add an African nation to the U.N. Security Council. He also touted his recent efforts to help bring about a fragile cease-fire in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan.
(ed. note: you're making me laugh with this one, Bill.)

Hey Bill. Perhaps you should quit looking at your vacation photos from the USS Pueblo and read