Found November 10, 2011 on Jeff Pearlman:
var addthis_product = 'wpp-252'; var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};I’ve always loved political debates. There are little moments that stand out—Ronald Regan’s “There you go again” with Jimmy Carter; Bill Clinton pacing the stage toward Ross Perot; Al Gore walking too close to George W. Bush. Of course, the power of JFK’s image vs. Richard Nixon. In my mind, the greatest debate moment came in 1988, when Lloyd Bensten slayed Dan Quayle in the VP standoff. Here it is … Yet my new all-time winner took place last night, when—with a few words–Rick Perry officially threw up the white flag, becoming 2011′s Fred Thompson (all hype, no reality) For those who missed it …

Bill Clinton Shows Up at NBA Labor Talks

Not really sure Bill Clinton is the right guy to help out unless you are looking to cheat on your wife.  He walked up to Fisher and offered him a copy of Clinton's new book, entitled "Back to Work."  Seems appropriate. If you missed it earlier, the players have rejected the latest offer from the owners, but plan on meeting today.  Both sides seem to have a...

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Former President Bill Clinton stopped off on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe" show Tuesday to promote his new book -- and to lament about how American presidents aren't allowed to serve three terms in office. Clinton said he thinks a third go at the White House should be allowed, as long as the president in question takes some time off after his or her second term. “I’ve...

Bill Clinton shows up NBPA's Tuesday press conference

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Mike Tyson as Herman Cain

I'm allergic to political speak.  They're all corrupt goofballs in their own ways.  I don't like being told what I want to hear just so I'll like you.  But, I'm all about political spoofs.  Will Ferrell's Dubya is classic.  Frank Caliendo's Bill Clinton is outstanding.  Mike Tyson's Herman Cain has some work to do, but it's great to see Iron...

Bill Clinton Offered Derek Fisher Support at NBA Labor Meeting

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