Former President Bill Clinton is mapping out a strategy for his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to become the next president of the United States. Part of that involves disengaging her from President Obama.
In a story by National Journal‘s Ron Fournier, Clinton “associates” spoke strictly on the condition of anonymity. Which Fournier readily granted.
Here’s what they had to say.
“He can blame Republicans and all sort of structural problems—and get sympathy from a lot of us,” a female “associate” said. “But voters don’t want to hear that. They want shit done. He hasn’t gotten shit done.”
Later, a male “advisor” describes how he met with former President Clinton, who wrote out a diagram on a napkin of how Hillary differs from Obama.
Here’s what that looked like, minus the napkin: