Sure Clinton was featured a great deal in both the Marvel and DC comics during the 90s. Heck, Clinton was still president when they merged the DC/Marvel universes.
But, I have to agree with the writer, this is really lame and cheesy. It feels like something they would have written in the 80's.
Now, we have all the news outlets talking about it. But, I still don't forgive Joe Quesada for resetting portions of the Spider-Man continuity.