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Was Bill Clinton ‘Drunk Dialing’ The British Prime Minister?

NEW YORK - MAY 30: Former President Bill Clinton (L) addresses the audience while putting his arm around Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair during an event launching the Tony Blair Faith Foundation May 30, 2008 in New York. The charitable foundation aims to bridge understanding between faiths, and actively combat poverty and disease. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his counterpart in the U.K., Prime Minister Tony Blair, have a famously chummy relationship. Today the Clinton Library released transcripts of several of their conversations over the course of the Clinton Presidency and one has to wonder: What, exactly, was Clinton drinking on some of these calls?

Care of Lachlan Markay of the Washington Free Beacon this is the best of the conversations already reported:


Blair and Clinton had a way of discussing the most serious issues, like ethnic cleansing in Kosovo and Holocaust survivors as advisors on the issue, while still keeping the conversation light:

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BuzzFeed has a few more clips of the conversations, including when Clinton offered to babysit Blair’s forthcoming child, when he said he could only talk to Blair while holding a banana, or to call to offer condolences on the loss of Princess Diana. Clinton also made calls like the one below, offering his sympathies after the deaths of British soldiers in Kosovo.

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What do you think is the strangest of the conversations found so far? Let us know in the comments section below!