Bubba is banking on President Obama getting reelected in November.

“I think Barack Obama will be the next President,” Bill Clinton says without hesitation in a new Esquire interview. “I think he will win.”

Americans may be impatient with the pace of the recovery from the Great Recession, but “they will conclude that it takes a long time to get out of the kind of economic distress were were in,” Clinton said.

The public understands Obama inherited an economic meltdown from George W. Bush and that the Republicans are offering more of the same failed policies, Clinton said.

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