I'm told by Clinton associates that the former president does not have any foreign travel planned between now and the election. I think that, if Obama is to win, Clinton needs to play a very crucial role.
Free trade, democracy promotion, and use of force comprised the core of Clinton's foreign policy -- and Obama falls squarely within this tradition. Yet these positions will be even harder for him to maintain.
Symbols matter. Elections are about perceptions. Once Hillary is put away, Obama will need Bill, so I suggest he improve his groveling. Hell, he secured that lapel pin and got that bowling ball down the lane, didn't he?
If I didn't know better, I'd say that by cutting off the race's possibly strongest Democrat--first from media coverage and now from polls--the corporate media could be misleading us toward another Republican administration.