“His genuine empathy for human beings is absolutely clear,” Starr said of Clinton during a panel discussion at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
“It is powerful, it is palpable and the folks of Arkansas really understood that about him — that he genuinely cared. The ‘I feel your pain’ is absolutely genuine.”
"President Clinton was and perhaps still is the most gifted politician of the baby boomer generation. He just has remarkable gifts."
Starr, who is now president of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, said that since Clinton’s administration ended, the former president has worked hard to overcome the personal scandals that plagued him during his time in office.