Conrad is even thinking about transforming the screaming revolutionary, Erica Ford, into one of his warrior legislators.
"We need to put Erica Ford in the city council--85 seats come up in 2000," he noted. "Hell, I would even support, if he chose to, which I doubt if he would, the fiery and controversial Khallid Muhammad to run for Congress--to make some of those fiery speeches on the floor of the Congress. . . . We in the 'hood making fiery speeches, which is good 'cause you gotta educate the community. But I'm saying, 'Let's take it inside the House! Upset the House if need be!' "