Clinton, who arrived last night, started his day with a round of golf – and a cigar – at St. George's Golf & Country Club and then slipped back into the Four Seasons hotel (pictured at right).
After changing into a beige-coloured suit, Clinton was whisked out of his hotel to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where he and Bush discussed domestic and world affairs with moderator Frank McKenna. Asked about the strict new passport regulations imposed by the U.S., both men were caught off guard.
"I don't know about the passport issue,” Bush admitted. “I thought we were making good progress on using a driver's licence to cross the border?" Clinton said most Americans were likely unaware of the new policies and he promised to return the U.S. and "see if there is anything I can do."
The discussion covered everything from same-sex marriage to the war in Iraq. When McKenna asked Clinton why he didn't stop the slaughter in Rwanda, Clinton replied: "I have no defence. We didn't even have a meeting on it. It's one of two or three greatest regrets of my presidency.”
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