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Bill Clinton mocks Mitt Romney for being too “Clintonesque”

By mw | Related entries in clinton, Debates, Elections, Independents, Obama, Romney

In an evenly divided country with a divided government there are worse things than a President without core ideological convictions who is willing to compromise and govern based on pragmatic politics and the polls. What is specifically worse, is a dogmatic President who does not. The polls are, after all, indicative of the will of the majority.

Based on their relative performance in the Democratic Convention, Bill Clinton is a more effective advocate for reelecting Barack Obama than is Barack Obama. But when Barack Obama campaigns with Bill Clinton he runs the risk of reminding voters that Mitt Romney is more likely to be a ”Clintonesque” President than Barack Obama has proven to be over the last four years.

October 11th, 2012 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Video: Chuck Todd Fact Checks The Dem Convention

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Biden, clinton, Obama, Video

We all know that NBC’s senior political correspondent will keep them honest. Tweet

September 7th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Transcript of Bill Clinton’s 2012 Democratic Convention Speech

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in clinton, Democrats

Don’t want to watch it? Read it! From the NY Times… PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause.) […]

September 6th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

VIDEO: Bill Clinton’s 2012 Democratic Convention Speech & Fact Checking His Claims

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in clinton, Democrats, Video

Pretty damn spot on. He went through all of the Republicans claims point by point and seemed to lay waste to their arguments. The “We believe that “we’re all in this together” is a far better philosophy than “you’re on your own.” line was pretty spot on. But before I get ahead of myself…the speech… […]

September 6th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

What was Bill Clinton thinking?

By John Burke | Related entries in clinton, News

Over the past eight years, at a time when his party was making a comeback, when his personal popularity was increasing, when his wife was a Senator everyone expected to run for President, why, oh, why did Bill Clinton believe he needed tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in contributions to his charitable foundation […]

December 19th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »