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Bill Clinton, Derek Jeter and the Challenge of Retirement

Bill Clinton speaking against President Obama’s economic proposals is a minor thing, but it is a reminder that if Ms. Clinton is a candidate, both Clintons will be in the spotlight with every statement, comment and Tweet they make being scrutinized. By then Bill Clinton will be 16 years removed from office, a full two decades away from his last election, and no longer the extraordinary politician some of us remember from the 1990s. We saw in 2008 that Mr. Clinton, under the pressure of a campaign can make mistakes or create problems for Ms. Clinton. These mistakes, however, would have to be enormous to impact a Democratic primary that is likely to be non-competitive and an easy win for Ms. Clinton.

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