Friday, December 15, 2006

Russell Shaw on 2008

Columnist Russell Shaw has weighed in on the 2008 race and the pop culture fascination with Senator Barak Obama. In yesterday's Huffington Post Russell opines..."Enough With Obama Already: We're Electing a President, Not A Personality" and says about Governor Bill Richardson, "I'll tell you someone the Dems could nominate who does have the experience. That would be popular New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Valuable gubernatorial executive experience running a growing and complex state? Right where he is. Valuable national executive experience? Was Energy Department Secretary under Clinton. International diplomatic experience? Was the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. During his 14 years as a Congressperson, (as compared to Sen. Obama's two years).he garnered significant foreign policy knowledge."

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