Bill Clinton was in Florida yesterday.
He was supposed to campaign for Barack Obama.
He did his best, really...
Here is an extract from his speech :
"Look at the mess we have in our financial system. Compare this to what happened before. It wasn't like this, this is not accidental, folks. You know, where I grew up in Arkansas we had a saying that if you find a turtle on a fence post, chances are it didn't get there by accident. It did not have to be this way. It matters who the president is. It matters what the decisions are. It matters what the policies are."
"Here's why you ought to be for Barack Obama. Number one, he's got the right philosophy. He knows you have to grow an economy from the ground up, not from the top down. Number two, he's got better answers. Better answers for the economy, for energy, for healthcare, for education. He knows what it will take to get this country back on track.
"I have carefully read everything these candidates put out. And I'm telling you it matters. Because the history is this, notwithstanding what people think about us politicians, the truth is virtually every person elected as president does his, and someday I hope her, very best to keep the commitments made in the campaign."
He can't help it !
Did he really say : "and someday I hope, HER" ?
Yes, he did !
So finally, this meeting was in reality an occasion for him to remind everybody that for him, the best candidate was, is and will always be...