Bill Richardson Rating

Bill Richardson - Rating

Bill Richardson RatingBill Richardson was an obscure New Mexico Congressman when his political skills caught the attention of President Bill Clinton, who put him on the international, then national stage by appointing him the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in 1997, and Energy Secretary in 1998, respectively.

In 2008, Bill Richardson expressed his gratitude to Bill Clinton by snubbing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Presidential nomination, instead endorsing Barack Obama, who upon victory tried to reward Bill Richardson with the Commerce Secretary post until a grand jury investigation led Richardson to withdraw his name.

An active Roman Catholic, Bill Richardson adheres to the unbiblical teachings of Roman Catholicism except on Abortion and Homosexual marriage; he is pro-abortion and pro-homosexual civil unions. He also supports embryonic stem cell research.

Bill Richardson's biography lists broad political experience but his liberal social platform is unacceptable to the values voters, including the conservative vote, led by the core evangelical vote.

Our rating of his candidacy for the Presidency of the United States is a D+.