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Bill Clinton sees a bright side to Hillary being a loser

July 31, 2008 |  6:16 pm

So apparently it was a really good thing that Sen. Hillary Clinton lost her 18-mBill Clinton writes a Hillary Clinton fundraising letter offering a dinner with her for a campaign contribution to retire her massive campaign debtsonth, $212-million campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

We learned that today in an e-mail from her hubby, Bill. He reveals that during the campaign, he and Hillary didn't have much chance to eat meals together because they were usually campaigning in different states.

"Of all the people I've had the privilege to break bread with," the ex-president states, "the person I most enjoy is still Hillary."

Of course, now that he's got us all feeling mushy, he sets the hook.

"Now you have a chance to have dinner with her. And if you contribute even as little as $5 today, you can help Hillary retire that pesky campaign debt, and you and a guest might be sitting down to dinner with her soon."

That "pesky campaign debt" is, of course, the $25.2 million that she still owes people all over the country (as of June 30), $13 million of it to herself.

"Trust me on this one," Bill Clinton says. "If you're the lucky winner, it will be a night to remember and one you'll really enjoy."

--Andrew Malcolm

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