â€œâ€˜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,â€™ he told a crowd at an East Los Angeles event Sunday. â€˜â€¦ 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 didâ€¦ I did not have taxes with this state.â€™
â€œThe last line was a play on Clintonâ€™s defense against the brewing scandal in early 1998 that he had a relationship with Lewinsky. At the time, Clinton asserted, â€˜I did not have sexual relations with that woman.â€™ Clinton subsequently admitted to an improper relationship with her and faced impeachment proceedings.â€
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 wonâ€™t be going to California any time soon. Too bad. Weâ€™re always so happy to see him here.