Saturday, April 16, 2016

Unchaperoned Bill Clinton Loves Jokes: "Shoot Every Third Person On Wall Street"

Via Gawker:

Bill Clinton is still, somehow, allowed to speak at important public events, and he’s certainly making the most of it. The former president and now first-man-in-training took that privilege to a whole new level this week, giving his thoughts on the rival of his wife, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

I can’t imagine a reason for why this would be appropriate, but on Friday Clinton told an NBC correspondent about all this hubbub about opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders. From The Daily Beast:

“I think it’s fine that all these young students have been so enthusiastic for her opponent, and it sounds so good, just shoot every third person on Wall Street and everything will be fine,” Clinton told NBC News, according to reporter Brad Jaffy. Clinton later said that “that’s a joke, it’s a total joke”.

An NBC reporter clarified that it really was just one big hoot.

Ah, the ol’ “shoot every third person” joke. Kills every time.

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