"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.7 Percent

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.7 Percent

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.7 Percent

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April 11 2008 2:01 PM

"Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 9.7 Percent

Bill Clinton turns the conversation back to his wife's biggestweakness, Obama ticks off the grass roots, and Hillary laughsagain—always bad news—sinking her back down 0.5 points to 9.7 percent .

Hillary Clinton's Bosnia wound was this close to healing—the cast was off, the skin had closed, she was just startingto walk again unassisted—when Bill decided to rip it open again. Twice ! At a stop Thursday in Boonville, Ind., Clinton defended his wife (unprompted, mind you) by saying, "There was a lot offulminating because Hillary, one time late at night when she wasexhausted, misstated and immediately apologized for it, what happenedto her in Bosnia in 1995." Never mind that she repeated the storyseveral times, that the attention-getting March 17 speech occurred in the morning , and that she by no means "immediately apologized"—quite the opposite, it was a full week before she acknowledged that she "misspoke," which is not the same as apologizing. Oh, and the trip was in 1996, not 1995. ...

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