Bill Clinton knows how to work a room, cultivating an aw-shucks humility while finessing his next move.
In Harlem yesterday, the ex-president tamped down questions about his return to world politics and the subsequent outburst of his wife, Hillary, who angrily told a Congolese student, “My husband is not secretary of state — I am.”
Hillary laying it down at a town hall event in Africa, a translator told Sec. Clinton that a student wanted to know what her husband thought about the economy…
…. Clinton became agitated, saying, “My husband is not the Secretary of State, I am.” The translator, however, apparently misspoke – the student had asked for President Obama’s opinion.
(I love this photo, the little girl is pointing and explaining the caption on the wall, while Barack‘s arms are crossed, as he stares at the Dixie flag at eye level).
Hillary Rodham-Clinton won most of the delegates in Puerto Rico’s primary Sunday, but Barack Obama crept closer to clinching the Democratic nomination for president. Continue reading