Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico, who is running for President, has a simple campaign strategy: be uncool.
“I’m Bill Richardson, but I’m not a rock star,” Richardson said last night at an event organized by DL21C on Manhattan’s West Side. His talk, at times, felt like a recitation of his resume. Which I suppose is what you can expect from someone who has, at various times, been a governor, Congressman, federal energy secretary and hostage negotiator.
After what felt like an hour-long Q&A with the jam-packed audience at Zanzibar, Richardson, chugging
“Here’s my last point,” he said. “Here’s my last point. Here’s my last point. I need your help. All right. Now, if I can’t get it today, keep your powder dry. This is ten months away.”
— Azi Paybarah