From the November 2007 issue of Boomer Market Advisor • Subscribe!

Are we sure he didn't inhale?

A recent comment by former President Bill Clinton on NBC's Meet the Press left many viewers scratching their head. Reason Online documents the following exchange:

Tim Russert: Last week I had Alan Greenspan on this program, and he said, "I think Bill Clinton was the best Republican president we've had in a while," talking about the deficit...

President Clinton: Fiscal responsibility, yeah. Well, you know -- see it's funny. I guess maybe it's because I was a Depression-era baby, but I've always been a Democrat.

Clinton was actually born on August 19, 1946, a year after the end of World War II and 17 years after Black Tuesday, which means he's planted solidly in the first wave of baby boomers.

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