Barack, Bill Share an Intimate Moment


At Walter Cronkite’s memorial service in New York City this morning, only hours before the speech that could fundamentally alter the direction of health-care reform, Barack Obama just happened to find a seat next to Bill Clinton, himself a veteran of joint-session health-care speeches, fifteen years ago. Consequently, we’d guess talk of the Cronkite legacy was probably limited. Instead, some last-minute sage advice from Bill, which likely included, “Keep your pen in your pocket.”