Tuesday 28 February 2017

Last chance for the baby boomers

Much of Hillary's chances will rest on if her husband helps or hinders her, writes Gerard O'Regan

Gerard O'Regan

"Much of Hillary's chances will rest on if her husband helps her or hinders her" (REUTERS/Joshua Lott)
Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and former President Bill Clinton, right with their granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky

I was lucky enough to be at a lunch table where Bill Clinton was the star guest a few years ago - and rarely was an eating engagement looked forward to with such anticipation.

All who attended presumed the conversation would be insightful, and hopefully just a little free-flowing, peppered with a few anecdotes that only a former President of the United States could offer.

Given the fact that at the time he was a private citizen, having held down the most powerful job in the world for eight years, there just might also be some delicious moments of off-the-record gossip.

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