Nation Topics - Bill Clinton
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Bill Clinton bears as much responsibility as any politician for the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
That Lawrence Summers and Bill Clinton, the president he served as treasury secretary, can still get away with disclaiming responsibility for our financial meltdown is an insult to reason.
In the wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake last year, the Clinton Foundation funded the construction of hundreds of highly toxic, moldy, searingly hot emergency shelter trailers.
Structurally unsafe and laced with formaldehyde, the "hurricane-proof" classroom trailers installed by the Clinton Foundation in Haiti came from the same company being sued for sickening Hurricane Katrina victims.
Does Bill Clinton still not grasp that the current economic crisis is in large measure his legacy?
Bill Clinton embraced the corporate money guys in an effort to purchase a second term. On Tuesday, Barack Obama veered sharply down that same course.
While Obama is scorned for relying too heavily on Clintonista alums for policy direction, the whitewashing of the Clinton legacy is on in earnest.
Taylor Branch and a president's prodigious appetite for vindication before the bar of history.