Byron Tau (POLITICO) reports:
President Bill Clinton veered sharply off message Thursday, telling CNN that Mitt Romney's business record at Bain Capital was "sterling."
"I don't think that we ought to get into the position where we say 'This is bad work. This is good work,'" Clinton said. "The man who has been governor and had a sterling business career crosses the qualification threshold."
Clinton also went on to say that Romney's time at Bain Capital represented a "good business career."
That makes me very happy.
And it also shuts up Bob Somerby. Thank God.
I'm not a fan of Corey Booker's. He's to the right of me big time. But the way some people -- including Bob Somerby -- were all over him really ticked me off.
There was this tone to it that went beyond even snide and I found it disturbing.
I also happen to think if you were a lawyer for more than 10 years and you never made partner or even associate, you weren't much of a lawyer. (That would be Barack.) And I'm sure he doesn't want that pointed out or discussed so he really had no business in going into Bain. If he thinks Romney did something wrong, he should have made it illegal in 2009 or 2010.
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