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Hillary Clinton's anti-Obama zinger of the day

March 3, 2008 |  1:56 pm

It's a theme she's been driving home for days now, a variant on the "experience" argument she's flogged with mixed success. (And 42 words we're likely to hear again come fall, regardless of who the Democratic nominee is.)

Sen. Hillary Clinton was up very early this morning --  before dawn, in fact -- to shake hands at a factory gate in economically-troubled Toledo before heading off for Texas, as some last-minute polls sensed a whiff of a shift in her direction for tomorrow's voting in both places.

But before leaving, to insert herself into the day's news coverage, she held a quick media availability at the Hilton and provided this unusually concise capsule comment for reporters, including The Times' Louise Roug:

"I think that I have a lifetime of experience that I will bring to the White House. Sen. John McCain has a lifetime of experience that he'd bring to the White House. And Sen. Obama has a speech he gave in 2002."

-- Andrew Malcolm