I Sent 2 Emails as President: Clinton
One was to troops; the other to astronaut John Glenn
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Feb 17, 2011 6:51 AM CST
Former US President Bill Clinton (L) and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (R) test software on a computer March 4, 2010.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – As president, Bill Clinton fired off "a grand total of 2 emails," he admitted at a conference in New York yesterday. One was “to our troops in the Adriatic,” he said, and the other “to John Glenn when he was 77 years old in outer space. I figured it was OK if Congress subpoenaed those," Fast Company reports. Of course, the Internet boasted a whopping 50 sites when he took office in 1993, Clinton reminded attendees.

On the other hand, Gawker notes, the guy knew how to look at computers, as the photos in our gallery show. (In other Internet-related news, Glenn Beck explains why we shouldn't use Google.)

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HMunster
Feb 17, 2011 11:13 AM CST
email #1: "Monica, don't forget your kneepads." email #2: "Oh, and my cigars, too..."
jimg
Feb 17, 2011 10:32 AM CST
and just one letter to Penthouse. Dear Penthouse. I never thought I'd be writing to you. I am the leader of a large western nation, and one day...
professortech
Feb 17, 2011 10:00 AM CST
The picture that goes with this article is nearly hilarious. Take a closer look at the "ghost" hand coming in from the side. could it be Hillary making sure he was doing "safe surfing"?