Clinton to Stewart: The primary drove Mitt to the right

Bill Clinton talks Mitt Romney's policy problems on "The Daily Show"

Published September 21, 2012 1:39PM (EDT)

Bill Clinton on "The Daily Show."            (
Bill Clinton on "The Daily Show." (

Bill Clinton sat down with Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" last night, and talked about how he specifically wanted to explain policy positions during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Mitt, on the other hand, has been stingy in giving out details. "Part of  the problem that he has," Clinton said, "is that he made all these commitments in the primary campaign, and they just kept pushing everybody to the right."

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By Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at

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