One thing I like to say about Barak Obama is that he is more Clinton than Clinton. His message, his style, and his politics remind me a great deal of Bill Clinton.
There is one other thing, too, that reminds me of Bill. When attacked he reflects and then comes back with a strong, direct, well presented case defending himself and attacking his attackers (in this case the two companions in campaigns, Hillary and John).
Here is a short clip of what makes Obama such a formidable candidate:
I always thought Bill was at his best when he was being confronted.