Slate's Big Idea: Clinton in Bush's Diplomatic Camp President George W. Bush included former President Bill Clinton -- along with his father, former president George H.W. Bush -- in the official U.S. delegation attending the funeral of Pope John Paul II. Slate editor Jacob Weisberg talks with NPR's Alex Chadwick about why the current president included Clinton in this official diplomatic mission, and what's in it for both men.

Slate's Big Idea: Clinton in Bush's Diplomatic Camp

Slate's Big Idea: Clinton in Bush's Diplomatic Camp

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President George W. Bush included former President Bill Clinton — along with his father, former president George H.W. Bush — in the official U.S. delegation attending the funeral of Pope John Paul II. Slate editor Jacob Weisberg talks with NPR's Alex Chadwick about why the current president included Clinton in this official diplomatic mission, and what's in it for both men.