So said former NCAAP leader and Memphian Benjamin Hooks while speaking to a church group in Jackson, Tennessee. To read more of Hooks' comments, go here.
Ford also discussed his Tennessee Senate race, claiming to be leading in all the polls and to have out-raised everybody. He showed his new TV ad attacking big oil profits (but sounded accommodating toward new drilling in Alaska), took issue with President Bushs appointment of General Michael Hayden to head the CIA, defended his dear friend almost like a cousin or brother, Rhode Island congressman Patrick Kennedy, and piece de resistance touted FedEx founder Fred Smith as a possible successor to current Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, whose resignation Ford has called for.
It was enough to once again win Imus' adoration. The host said at one point, Ford would be elected to the Senate if theres a God in Heaven.