World 6 September 2012 Quote of the day Bill Clinton on the Republicans. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML In Tampa the Republican argument against Obama's re-election was pretty simple, pretty snappy: 'We left him a total mess, he hasn't finished cleaning it up fast enough, so fire him and put us back in.' Bill Clinton ridicules the Republicans in his speech to the Democratic National Convention. › Why "predistribution" could be a winning agenda for Miliband Former US President Bill Clinton stands with Barack Obama on stage during day two of the Democratic National Convention. Photograph: Getty Images. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Tim Farron sacks former MP David Ward Michael Dugher interview: "A remarkable achievement" for Jeremy Corbyn to be doing so badly General election 2017: Why don't voters get more angry about public spending cuts?