Bubba. The Big Dog. Number 42. Mr. President.
No matter the moniker, former President Bill Clinton remains a rock star, even 12 years removed from the Oval Office.
“He’s the greatest president of my lifetime,” 49-year-old Julianna McNair gushed Saturday in Columbia, after Clinton delivered the commencement address to the 235 graduates of Columbia College. McNair’s niece was one of those graduates receiving their degree at the closed ceremony held at The Township Auditorium downtown.
In a day of college commencements throughout the state, including across town at the University of South Carolina, the state’s flagship school and its largest, no speaker loomed