In another blog entry
today, Steve Sailer mentions that Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, may become Secretary of Commerce in Wonder Boy`s administration. Importantly for the story, three of Richardson`s grandparents
Just on the basis of government experience, such an appointment seems plausible: Richardson — at least on paper—had the most impressive resume
(sitting governor, former congressman, former UN ambassador, and former cabinet secretary) of all the Democrats who ran for their party`s 2008 presidential nomination.
Likely of more interest to VDARE readers is a brief conversation with Richardson reported on page 3 of a Center for Immigration Studies
backgrounder, Immigration and Usurpation: Elites, Power, and the Peopleâ€™s Will
, by Fredo Arias-King:
Bill Richardson, who had served in Clintonâ€™s cabinet and later became governor of New Mexico, kindly stopped to speak to our delegation at the  Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. He commented favorably to us: â€?What do Hispanics want? Fully funded government programs!â€?
Put another way, Hispanics, as a class, are natural Democrats
(Although VDARE`s Thomas Allen
had used this memorable Richardson quote in 2007, it was buried in a long article
. I think it`s worthwhile to call specific attention to it.)
To complete the picture, then, what don`t
Hispanics want? For most of them, enforcement of U.S. immigration laws is apparently high on their anti-hit list