About that lunch
Basically, all the reporting is the same, so I'll use the shortest (Hi, Nedra):
At a lunch meeting yesterday with Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, former President Clinton said he would do "a substantial number of things" to campaign for Obama this fall.
Clinton said he would do "whatever I'm asked to do" for Obama.
"We're putting him to work," Obama said.
Asked what he thought about Obama's race against Republican John McCain, Clinton said, "I predict that Senator Obama will win and win handily."
The former president will raise money and campaign for him, according to the Clinton aide, who confirmed that Bill Clinton would go to Florida for Obama on Sept. 29.
And there you have it.
Snark from the LA Times on their really great conversation. Start at:
All Obama had to do to get Clinton's cooperation was...
Can you say Canossa? I thought you could.