A conversation with George W. Bush and Bill Clinton

Clinton in turn praised Bush for bringing a Christian appeal to the members of the Republican-dominated Congress, as well as church groups and non-governmental organizations. He also hailed the racial and ethnic diversity of cabinet choices under Bush.

“What he did on the AIDS drugs and the diversity in the cabinet … he deserves a lot of credit.”

The discussion ended with a standing ovation from the crowd, but some left with a feeling of disappointment that the debate hadn’t gone deeper into major issues.