(Seattle Times) When the cheering stopped and the crowd sat down, actor Bradley Whitford opened “An Evening with Bill and Hillary Clinton” Friday with a little bit of life imitating art.
“I hope this isn’t too in the weeds,” Whitford said, “but I am going to quote the character I played in ‘The West Wing’ and ask: What in God’s name is happening right now?”
And so began a 90-minute conversation at Seattle’s WaMu Theater in which the former president and the would-be president (and former Secretary of State) vented, gossiped and inspired a true-blue, Democratic crowd. The audience included young children and senior citizens who nodded along; screamed ‘We love you!”; and walked out feeling just a little better about things.
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