Bill Clinton, who spent much of his presidency casting about for a legacy, should be thanking the current occupant of the White House for rehabilitating his tawdry image by giving him such a prominent role in Katrina relief. Instead, Clinton has chosen to bite the hand that feeds him, saying the federal emergency plan “only affects middle-class people up”–thus stoking the class-warfare fires started by opponents of this presidency.
Here’s Clinton’s legacy: He’s a small man who will do whatever it takes to point the spotlight on himself.
About Stan Guthrie
Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers.
Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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