Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Bill Clinton Is The Great Explainer
No one explains things better than Bill Clinton.
He managed to talk about... well... everything... and make it interesting.
Yeah, he was too prolix, he went on a bit too long, he gets off script... but is there another figure who can take a complicated idea or series of issues and make it understandable on a visceral level?
What a teacher he would have been if he hadn't wasted himself on politics.
Steve Schmidt: "I wish we had a figure like Clinton on our side." I think that covers it.
As someone tweeted, "Clinton just gave Obama a $500,000,000 donation".
Chuck Todd just noted that Clinton - whom the GOP impeached for a blowjob - is now the GOP's favorite Democrat. And that Clinton - of all people - spoke about the nobility of public service on both sides of the aisle. Amazing.
And the GOP kept saying that Clinton was going to stab Obama in the back. More political incompetence from the GOP.
Two great posts from Josh Marshall:
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