The Clintonite style: A footnote


Yesterday I noted that Bill Clinton was back in the news as a result of comments he had made in a speech to a veterans’ group in Charlotte, North Carolina:

“I think it would be a great thing if we had an election year where you had two people who loved this country and were devoted to the interest of this country. And people could actually ask themselves who is right on these issues, instead of all this other stuff that always seems to intrude itself on our politics.”

Clinton’s comments made news when retired Air Force General and Obama campaign cochair Tony McPeak condemned them as McCarthyite. The AP story reporting McPeak’s comments provided insufficent context for a reader to ascertain the justice of McPeak’s condemnation. Kathleen Parker attended Clinton’s speech and found the condemnation unwarranted:

Clinton was making the case for his wife

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