Most of us — we we find ourselves disagreeing with a politician's campaign tactics — have little recourse but to complain about it to our friends or send out a snarky tweet to our 87 followers.
For those of us who are fortunate enough to be former Presidents of the United States, though, we get to go on live television and execute the strategy in front of an audience of millions…
Bill Clinton, in an appearance on CNN last night, said that Mitt Romney has a "sterling business career" and that the campaign shouldn’t be about what kind of work Romney did.
Pop. Right in the back of the head.
"I don't think we ought to get into the position where we say this is bad work; this is good work," Clinton said, adding: "There’s no question that, in terms of getting up, going to the office, and basically performing the essential functions of the office, a man who's been governor and had a sterling business career crosses the qualification threshold."
Clinton urged the Obama campaign to instead focus on contrasting its vision for the country with Romney's.
Well, I guess that's what's left, so… okay?
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