Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Clinton says Dems are winning...

which is why the "tea baggers" (his term) are so inflamed...

Inside 42's lunch with Senate Dems
With the issue he has positioned to be his crowning achievement as president at a crossroads, Barack Obama once again called on his former rival to help him follow through. Former President Bill Clinton told a room full of Democratic senators Tuesday that passing health care reform — which he failed to do 15 years ago — is not only a moral issue but also “an economic imperative.” Clinton argued that even “the most cold-hearted person” ought to support health care reform simply from an economic standpoint.... Just pass the bill, even if it's not exactly what you want," Clinton told Democrats. "When you try and fail, the other guys write history.” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said Clinton described the ongoing tea party protests against the Democratic agenda as a sign his party was making progress. Whitehouse quoted Clinton arguing: "The reason the tea-baggers are so inflamed is because we are winning." ...

http://www.politico.com/politico44/perm/1109/clinton_we_are_winning_c3243bd1-33d6-42a7-ab70-5bae329fdc6e.html

1 comment:

The Last Capitalist said...

The "tea baggers" were/are Slick Willie and his room full of socialists. cheers