Steve Terrell has blogged the Manchester debate between the Democratic candidates for President, and here is the money line as far as I’m concerned:
8:47 PM EDT: Richardson brags that he’s balanced five state budgets. This drives New Mexico reporters nuts! He has to balance the budget according to the state constitution. There’s no option.
Yup, that about sums it up in a nutshell. Bill Richardson’s biggest accomplishments as Governor of the State of New Mexico has been to do the things he is constitutionally mandated to do.