Thursday, September 18, 2008

Bill Clinton Praises Palin

ABC news Jennifer Parks interview with Former Pres. Bill Clinton gets Palin's appeal and speaks highly of her. He did not give a ringing endorsement of Obama, but did think he would win. He also said his wife's economic plan was better.

On Gov. Palin he said, "she's a-- she's an instinctively effective candidate," he said, "And with a compelling story. I think it was exciting to some, that, that she was a woman. It was exciting that she was from Alaska. It was exciting that she's sort of like the person she is. And she grew up in a, came up in a political culture and a religious culture that is probably well to the right of the American center. But, she didn't basically define herself in those terms," Clinton said.
"She handled herself very well," he said, "I get why she's done so well. She, she's, it's a mistake to underestimate her. She's got good intuitive skills. They're significant."

Pres. Clinton also said this about McCain " former president called Republican presidential candidate John McCain "a great man" and praised GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin as an "instinctively effective candidate."

He said, ""I've never concealed my admiration and affection for Senator McCain. I think he's a great man"