“No, she is an instinctively effective candidate with a compelling story and I think it was exciting to some that she was a woman that she is from Alaska,” Clinton said. “And she grew up and came up in a political and religious culture that is probably well to the right of the American center but she didn’t basically define herself in those terms. She said ‘this is where I am from, I am not going to impose this on you, this is what I want to do that I think we can all be a part of.’”
He added: “She handled herself well so no, I wasn’t surprised. I think that you know I disagree with them on many issues and that’s why aside from my party affiliation I would be for Obama and Biden anyway but I get why she has done so well. It would be a mistake to underestimate her…her intuitive skills are significant.”
I think it was easier to get praise out of him for Palin than it was for Obama. In my heart-to-heart with Senator Clinton last week, I did allude to some concerns the public has about Bill's potential attraction to Sarah. (It's not his fault, of course, this is SP we're talking about) I think this little snippet here confirms those suspicions.