The cost of being Mr. Bill

Vetting Hillary is proving interesting. The following restrictions are being placed on President Bill -- from the Associated Press:
Clinton's nomination is the latest chapter in what began as a bitter rivalry for the Democratic presidential nomination. After Obama defeated her, Clinton backed his general election campaign against Republican Sen. John McCain, and she now has agreed to give up her Senate seat to be his top diplomat.

To make it possible for his wife to become secretary of state, party officials said, former President Bill Clinton agreed to:
  • Disclose the names of every contributor to his foundation since its inception in 1997 and all contributors going forward.
  • Refuse donations from foreign governments to the Clinton Global Initiative, his annual charitable conference.
  • Cease holding CGI meetings overseas.
  • Volunteer to step away from day-to-day management of the foundation while his wife is secretary of state.
  • Submit his speaking schedule to review by the State Department and White House counsel.
  • Submit any new sources of income to a similar ethical review.
Heh... The rest of the article is interesting as well -- Obama is choosing some good people. The lefties will be a bit surprised when they find out that instead of the rainbows and light they thought they were electing, we are getting a pragmatic, tough, intelligent, zero bullshit centrist. The next four (or eight) years will be interesting to say the least -- a good wakeup call to the Republican party...

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