Quote of the Day

“The recently announced waiver policy was originally requested by the Republican governors of Utah and Nevada to achieve more flexibility in designing programs more likely to work in this challenging environment. The administration has taken important steps to ensure that the work requirement is retained and that waivers will be granted only if a state can demonstrate that more people will be moved into work under its new approach.”  Emphasis added.

Bill Clinton, responding to Mitt and the GOP’s specious charge that President Obama’s giving more power to the states will “gut welfare reform.”

The GOP is sure to hear more about this — none of it kind — during Clinton’s big convention speech nominating Obama.