The cat is out of the bag: Bill blew it big-time for Hillary.
Washington Post reporter Mary Ann Akers, who blogs the D.C. dish as 'The Sleuth', put up a story last evening that Sen. Ted Kennedy had a 'meltdown' over perceived slights to the Kennedy family's civil rights legacy in Bill Clinton's now-famous remarks that it took President Lyndon B. Johnson to fulfill Martin Luther King's objectives.
Clinton's remarks -- the opening sally in a series aimed at candidate Barack Obama -- drew immediate heat at the time and put the Clinton campaign on the defensive. After rank-and-file Democrats pushed party leaders to get the Clintons to tone it down, especially in light of Bill's egregious remarks in South Carolina, a kinder, gentler Bill finally showed up in New Jersey Monday.
But Akers' story is sure to generate more heat for the Clinton campaign -- and no doubt some pillow talk that Bill would wish he didn't have to endure. Read the full story here.
- Washington Post: "How Bill blew it for Hillary" -- Mary Ann Akers blogs on backstories in the Capitol for the Washington Post.
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