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And joining us now our political panel Washington chief political correspondent Byron York -- -- -- AB Stoddard and ABC news senior Washington editor Rick Klein.
I've back on your first down big night tonight -- president.
Clinton coming out to you can't -- thinking about tomorrow.
I'll use a big speech.
I said it last night Bill Clinton makes the case for Barack Obama's reelection better than Barack Obama does Clinton is the best.
Simple fire the best explainer in the business.
And he just he systematically.
Knocked down the Republican.
Policy points from a democratic perspective and he's still the case for Barack Obama he says.
And I had no no other president.
-- could have gotten us out of this hole and it's just four years so you have to -- reelect Barack Obama are -- -- very effective -- come.
Long speech catalog -- wasn't trying it is penalized for that -- -- -- -- -- -- catalog President Clinton AB.
Well he's had no president.
And now might not mean -- Democrats predecessors as firm points out.
Couldn't undo the damage in just four years and he said he believed it was all of his heart I agree it's Barack Obama.
Haven't -- down to write this speech he wanted Bill Clinton to deliver on his behalf to endorse him he couldn't have written a better when he went.
Over every single solitary.
Republican attack -- -- man indeed tale.
Told these Democrats and his call and he kept referring to the people who were watching at home that these -- the very same economic policies that he.
-- winds just in a different set of circumstances.
He said I remember when they didn't win voters didn't feel it when the economy was turning around.
-- if you're gonna feel it.
He -- is as good as it can get for president.
Rick did being part of this show that he's got to keep the audience certainly wants the -- independently on up there watching the results of another party faithful is out here -- But it -- I don't know I think most of Matt Lauer that Jeff President Obama said he's gonna do this in three years -- -- -- one term president now we have President Clinton coming out and I could've done it in the you know in this term.
-- -- An issue for president President Obama or -- it does he get -- the -- does President Clinton looked about that problem I think.
By turning to President Clinton these recasting the terms of the debate he's trying to set the the Obama economy aside insidious is the Clinton economy -- -- that against the bush economy.
I think it's very telling that the -- that the first image that we -- President Obama at this forward convention is with the man who built the bridge of the 21 century sixteen years ago.
I think it's telling that he needed to reach back and certainly given that all the personal history in the complicated bit the history between the clintons -- the Obama's.
But I do think is very effective at talking about this new American dream economy piecing it together a whole lot of policy when Bill Clinton draws the crowd into it kind of -- -- Clinton's job was to bring voters down from the expectation -- they had.
Barack Obama in 2008.
I went to a private focus group conducted by Frank -- couple of days ago.
And after listening to all these disappointed people who had voted for Obama in 2008.
He he said.
Obama is not being judged by what he's done he's being judged by what he promised he would do with the expectations -- -- -- -- but Clinton was trying to lower those but I.
-- says if you don't have a job I don't care how much you -- dazzled by any speech you still don't have a job.
You can't make them -- -- -- -- -- hasn't been this feeling good about it.
You cannot cough up an economy when people feel it in their own lives and it's not through.
How about when the President Obama came out at the end did you -- that they are embracing -- been -- -- -- at present that's been of -- rough frosty relationship the -- in it or knows that but it looked so good it was a symbolic picture of unity and team spirit and that the crowd loved it they went nuts.
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