She’s an extraordinarily able person. I’ve never met anybody I thought was a better public servant. But I have no earthly idea what she’ll decide to do.Bill Clinton, on his wife’s presidential ambitions. You’ll note that this is a change from the “I absolutely won’t run for president at all” tune Hillary’s been singing for the last four years.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics. Why? Because poverty, discrimination and ignorance restrict growth. When you stifle human potential, when you don’t invest in new ideas, it doesn’t just cut off the people affected — it hurts us all.President BILL CLINTON, at the DNC. (via inothernews)
The Romney campaign decided to unveil a new, parody Twitter account today — imagining Bill Clinton as a free-talking Romney supporter if he took to tweeting. The only thing we think they get right? That suave, saxophone-and-shades profile photo — Slick Willy is alive and well.
If I were the president, I wouldn’t want to be attached to a loss. Tom Barrett is polling down and he doesn’t have an economic development plan and he doesn’t have a budget plan. That does not bode well for his candidacy and it also doesn’t bode well for the president if he comes into Wisconsin and then doesn’t have the potency in order to lift Tom Barrett to a win.Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch • Suggesting that Obama has stayed out of the Scott Walker recall race because he thinks Tom Barrett’s going to lose. It’s not like Kleefisch doesn’t have a biased opinion here or anything — she’s also facing a recall. But that said, it is a tad conspicuous that Obama has stayed out of the campaign while Bill Clinton has jumped in with both feet. But in the end, we don’t know what’s actually going to happen until tomorrow. We’ll be watching closely.