Bill Clinton Elected House Speaker

Satire? Yes, for the moment — but that could change

Darren Richardson

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President Bill Clinton at Parliament in London, 1995 (Wikimedia Commons photo)
Former President Bill Clinton, pictured here while visiting the UK Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in 1995, is poised to return to a position of leadership in the United States — at least in this satirical story. (Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

***** BULLETIN: BILL CLINTON ELECTED SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE *****

WASHINGTON — In a strange turn of events at the Capitol late Friday morning, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) jokingly cast his ballot for former President Bill Clinton — only to have the joke backfire when an unlikely series of events…

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Darren Richardson

Headline writer & copy editor for 15-plus years in newspapers (1990–2006) ; digital professional since 2008. Twitter: https://twitter.com/darren_medium