Bill Richardson Has Great Ads, Is Incapable of Answering Questions

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If you watched the last GOP Democratic debate, you know Bill Richardson has trouble answering questions that are posed to him. Instead, he tends to recite his resume. Well, his campaign is well-aware of this little problem (how could they not be) and is looking to capitalize on it. Check out Richardson’s latest campaign advertisement.

Spotted on Politico.

Update: As the person who manages our News and Politics page, I am aware that Bill Richardson is a Democratic candidate. Apologies for this gaffe.

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