Former president Bill Clinton gave a long interview to CNN’s Jake Tapper in which he struck all the notes you’d expect. Trying to ease the troubled minds of potential Hillary Clinton voters, Bill Clinton called his wife “a rock,” saying he trusted her “with his life.”
No one doubts that Bill and Hillary Clinton are a working team, with a partnership forged in fire (his elections) and ice (post-Lewinsky). And Mr. Clinton is on stage now because, despite controversial donations to his foundation, he’s still popular among voters and critical to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. But the Clintons are always pushing the envelope — as both their foes and supporters agree. Bill Clinton says that in his late twenties, the Georgetown-educated Yale Law School grad and Rhodes Scholar had a crisis of confidence. Clinton was, as he describes it, “plagued with self-doubt.” Hillary got him out of his plague, according to Bill. What got him in it?