The Big Dog’s got the scent. Democrats should pay attention.
For all his faults, Bill Clinton has one of the best noses in politics. And this week he gave Senate Democrats exactly the right strategy for passing health-care reform:
It’s the economy, stupid.
That is, reform will help the economy by slowing down rising medical costs and covering uninsured Americans.
For all his strengths, President Obama hasn’t made the economic case yet. Here’s one time he should listen to Bill.