Bill Clinton on Obama: 'A Few Years Ago, This Guy Would Have Been Carrying Our Bags'
5:51 PM, Sep 2, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Former President Bill Clinton tried to get former senator Ted Kennedy to endorse Hillary Clinton for president in the 2008 election by describing Barack Obama this way: "A few years ago, this guy would have been carrying our bags."
This anecdote is revealed in a New Yorker article on the relationship between Bill Clinton and Obama:
Clinton is giving a keynote address at the Democratic convention this week in Charlotte, North Carolina.