Bill Clinton Says Right Is Also Targeting Obama

Associated Press
Monday, September 28, 2009

Bill Clinton says a vast right-wing conspiracy that once targeted him is now focusing on President Obama.

The former president made the comment in a television interview when he was asked about one of the signature moments of the Monica S. Lewinsky affair more than a decade ago. Hillary Rodham Clinton, then the first lady, used the term "vast right-wing conspiracy" to describe how her husband's political enemies were out to destroy his presidency.

Bill Clinton was asked on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday whether the conspiracy is still there. He replied: "You bet. Sure it is. It's not as strong as it was, because America has changed demographically. But it's as virulent as it was." Clinton said this time the focus is on Obama, and "their agenda seems to be wanting him to fail."

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