Richardson Names Names

Bill Scher

Presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., addressed Take Back America earlier this hour, and as far as I know, this was the first time he criticized Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama and former Sen. John Edwards by name for not supporting his position on Iraq: “I would leave zero troops behind, not a single one.”

Calling for a “New Realism For Foreign Policy,” Richardson proposed replacing US troops with an “all-Muslim peacekeeping force,” then convening a “national reconciliation conference” and a conference with Iraq’s neighbors including Iran and Syria. “That’s how we avoid a regional war,” said Richardson.

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