“‘Meg Whitman. She stops at nothing. She’s even got Clinton lying about me. That’s right. No, did you see that? Where he said I raised taxes. It’s a lie,’ he told a crowd at an East Los Angeles event Sunday. ‘… I mean Clinton’s a nice guy but whoever said he always told the truth? You remember, right? There’s that whole story there about did he or didn’t he. OK, I did… I did not have taxes with this state.’
“The last line was a play on Clinton’s defense against the brewing scandal in early 1998 that he had a relationship with Lewinsky. At the time, Clinton asserted, ‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman.’ Clinton subsequently admitted to an improper relationship with her and faced impeachment proceedings.”
Jerry Brown, trying to defend his record, trashes Bill Clinton, by Seema Mehta, PolitiCal, September 13, 2010
This was either so subtle or so stupid, it took me a few minutes to parse. I guess William Jefferson Clinton won’t be going to California any time soon. Too bad. We’re always so happy to see him here.