Wednesday, January 09, 2008

RICHARDSON TO BOW OUT.



I stole this photo from the New York Times. I hope Nathaniel Brookes doesn't mind. I forgot my own camera last night and besides, I wouldn't have been able to get me (the guy in the hat) chasing Richardson from his "The Fight Goes On" speech to his escape vehicle.

So apparently sometime between telling his New Hampshire supporters that he was still in the race and the time I finally landed in Albuquerque after a day of airport hopping, Richardson decided that five percent really isn't a mandate to go on. Check Associated Press story HERE.

The campaign is neither conforming or denying it, of course. All the national stories say an announcement is scheduled for tomorrow, but at this writing I've received no word. Stay tuned.

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