The Campaign Spot

Bill Clinton Outdoes Himself

Ladies and gentlemen, one more piece of evidence that Bill Clinton is no longer the least bit careful about what he says, and is used to getting away with little white lies on a regular basis. We’ve seen him claim to have opposed the Iraq war from the start. We’ve seen him suggest that the media isn’t interested in covering his wife fairly. We’ve seen him suggest that Barack Obama as president would be ”a crapshoot.”

And now, he’s suggested that former President George H.W. Bush is eager to help his wife repair America’s image in the world and undo the image of America created by his own son.

ORANGEBURG, South Carolina (CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton said Monday that the first thing his wife Hillary will do when she reaches the White House is dispatch him and his predecessor, President George H.W. Bush, on an around-the-world mission to repair the damage done to America’s reputation by the current president — Bush’s son, George W. Bush.
“Well, the first thing she intends to do, because you can do this without passing a bill, the first thing she intends to do is to send me and former President Bush and a number of other people around the world to tell them that America is open for business and cooperation again,” Clinton said in response to a question from a supporter about what his wife’s “number one priority” would be as president.

Bill Clinton: He’s a 1992 media-loves-me-and-doesn’t-check-my-facts kind of guy in a 2007-2008 world.

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