Clinton was doing a stump speech in New Mexico
yesterday and told a story about how 34 years
ago (that would be 1970) as a penniless law
student he first drove across NM's Painted
Desert in his 1970 Gremlin (a failed, nasty old
AMC car model) with a rag in the gas filler tube
because it didn't even have a gas cap. He wanted
to visit the Indian reservations to learn about
the plight of the people. Noble, eh?
it turns out, the Gremlin was first sold in
1970, so if he had a Gremlin, then it would have
to have been brand new - not bad for a penniless
student. The other problem is that the Painted
Desert is in Arizona, not NM.
people have no shame, and totally insult their
The audio clip was
played on a lot of talk shows this morning,
along with the blogger information that within
an hour proved Bill to be an opportunistic liar
once again. Evidently the near-death experience
hasn't fazed him.