Douglas Brinkley: Bill Clinton Is a ‘Folk Figure in America’ Like ‘Babe Ruth or Buffalo Bill’

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Liberal presidential historian Douglas Brinkley said Monday, “Bill Clinton’s really become a folk figure in America.” Participating in an oftentimes hysterical Hardball segment about how the former President will help Barack Obama get reelected, Brinkley added, “He’s more like Babe Ruth or Buffalo Bill than a politician” (video follows with transcript and commentary): CHRIS MATTHEWS, HOST: I don’t know how you improve on that, Doug. He has that touch that they’re looking for in the presidency right now. DOUGLAS BRINKLEY, PRESIDENTIAL HISTORIAN: Yeah, he’s going to be the super envoy, the, he’s going to do an incredible job. Bill Clinton’s really become a folk figure in America. He&rsquo…

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Douglas Brinkley: Bill Clinton Is a ‘Folk Figure in America’ Like ‘Babe Ruth or Buffalo Bill’

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