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Here's Bill Richardson, former Secretary of Energy, Ambassador to the

UN and US Representative, current Governor of New Mexico and

presidential contender from the Democratic wing. This photo followed a

rather good stump speech, centering on foreign policy. Then again,

it's depressingly easy to make a rather good stump speech on foreign

policy these days. Still, it was nice to hear someone speak directly

to the issues that concern me. I suppose that's what stump speeches

are for.

 

This was an off-the-cuff shot. After trying to wiggle my way around

the dozen photographers and videographers in front of me (we got there

a bit late), and getting a bunch of rather uninspiring shots of

Richardson blinking, I stood on a chair as he made his hand-shaking

exit, and got lucky with this one. This seems to be a theme for my

pictures.

 

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Taken on December 28, 2007