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June 16, 2010

Here’s a nice story about Tommy McFly, a radio host in DC who worked on Senator Clinton’s campaign in 2008- he ran into her at a restaurant in DC not long ago and said she couldn’t have been more friendly and down to earth:

Tommy McFly and Secretary Clinton

It was an average day, having lunch with a friend at Bourbon Steak in the Four Seasons Georgetown. We were halfway thru the lobster corndogs and black truffle rolls when a bunch of serious looking dudes in suits appeared. They were clearling scoping out the place and getting ready for something. . .or someone. I went back to enjoying my would-chose-it-for-my-last-meal-on-planet-earth filet when First Lady Senator Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showed up for lunch with who I later found out was the King of Jordan. Secretary Clinton and I were leaving around the same time and when the moment was right, we asked for a photo. I told her I had volunteered on her campaign and the rest went like this…

HRC – Thank you so much! That’s great. (Said with Hillary Smile) What are you doing now?
TM – Well, I host the evening show for MIX107.3!
HRC – Alllright! (Puts hand in the air…)

I actually left her hangin for a second on said high five because it took me a minute to compute that that was what was about to happen. Hillary Clinton could NOT have been nicer or more personable.

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. rachel permalink
    June 16, 2010 8:51 pm

    too cute!! glad he didnt leave her hanging.

  2. Vcal permalink
    June 16, 2010 8:52 pm

    thank you for the story Stacy! That’s why we all love Hillary, because she’s a real person and an extraordinary human being! God bless her forever!

  3. PYW permalink
    June 16, 2010 9:20 pm

    what a cool story. thanks for posting this, stacy!

  4. discourseincsharpminor permalink
    June 16, 2010 9:25 pm


  5. Pcfs permalink
    June 16, 2010 10:20 pm

    That our girl. She is a wonderful person. We all just love her. God Speed Madame Secretary.

  6. Carolyn-Rodham permalink
    June 16, 2010 11:31 pm

    I’m definitely volunteering in her next campaign 😉

  7. RE: permalink
    June 16, 2010 11:43 pm

    What a great story….thanks Stacy 🙂

  8. Jackie permalink
    June 17, 2010 1:11 am

    Wonderful story. I think I may love her even more now, which I didn’t think was possible.

  9. June 17, 2010 2:17 pm

    ! *mouth gaping in jealousy* I reeeeeally want to be him. Sigh. That would pretty much the awesomest thing ever. Nice job finding this, I wouldn’t even know how to find this story.

  10. Tovah permalink
    June 17, 2010 6:07 pm

    This is great, thanks so much Stacy- can always rely on you to go digging for stuff other people never find!

  11. Steve permalink
    June 17, 2010 6:09 pm

    That is a great little story- a lot of people in positions of power wouldn’t have given that guy the time of day but it was great that Hillary did.

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