03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On The Matter Of Dynasties

A question came up at tonight's debate on the subject of dynasties. What's a voter to do who's never known a Presidential election without a Bush or a Clinton on the ballot? Can't deny it, though: Clinton took a tough question and turned it into what could well stand up as the line of the night.

CLINTON: I'm very proud of husband's administration. I think that there were a lot of good things that happened, and those good things really changed people's lives. The trajectory of change during those eight years went from deficits and debt to a balanced budget and a surplus. All those 22 million new jobs, and the hopefulness that people brought with them. And, you know, it did take a Clinton to clean after the first Bush and it might take another one to clean up after the second Bush.


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