Former President Bill Clinton joined Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, and Stewart wanted to know about Clinton's DNC speech—"Could you tell that you were crushin' it as you were doing it?" Clinton said he worked on it for weeks and was determined to keep things accurate, making sure everything was right. "I have a wife with a traveling job so I'm home alone a lot," Clinton explains. "And I have the time now to spend an hour or two a day to work all this out." You could tell that work went up all the way up to the last minute, as the prepared text didn't much resemble the speech he delivered.
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