Bill Clinton favored in comparison to Obama
About six in 10 likely voters say President Obama’s would-be “Secretary of Explaining Stuff ” did a better job in the White House than the current commander-in-chief.
Sixty-two percent consider President Bill Clinton a better president than Mr. Obama, according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll. Twenty percent prefer Mr. Obama, and 18 percent are undecided.
The figure is close to 59 percent who preferred Mr. Clinton in a poll conducted around the time of the Democratic National Convention last year, where Mr. Obama joked that he should name Mr. Clinton his “Secretary of Explaining Stuff ” after the 42nd president’s impassioned defense of the 44th president and his policies in Charlotte, N.C.
An article in Friday’s editions incorrectly attributed a statement to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The following quote in the story headlined “Administration changed its tune, hired lobbyist tribute to two of Kennedy’s lasting initiatives as the nation observes the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will be joined by former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, at a wreath-laying ceremony Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mr. Clinton is one of 16 recipients for Obamacare,” should have been attributed to Craig Holman, legislative representative for Public Citizen: “These are a few of the reasons why lobbying firms tend to shy away from government contracts.” scheduled to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday. Kennedy created the modern version of the award in the months before his death.
Mr. Obama is to deliver a speech on Kennedy’s legacy at a dinner attended by recipients and members of the Kennedy family.