Skip to comments.Rudy’s Dark Side (barf alert)
Posted on 02/06/2007 7:58:27 PM PST by flixxx
Feb. 6, 2007 - Over the last decade, Ive seen both good Rudy and bad Rudy up close. The question for voters as he enters the presidential campaign is: which Rudy Giuliani will show up on the trailand which Rudy would go to work in the White House? And if even a little of the bad Rudy is still around, does that make him temperamentally unsuited to the presidency?
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I like Rudy and think he will do well. Based on some of the rabid dislike of Rudy voiced on Free Republic, and the fact that the Left is now also coming out against him...I am reminded by the quotes from Animal House---"They can't treat our pledges like that...only WE can treat our pledges like that!!!
Im pro-choice. Im pro-gay rights, Giuliani said. He was then asked whether he supports a ban on what critics call partial-birth abortions. No, I have not supported that, and I dont see my position on that changing, he responded. Source: CNN.com, Inside Politics Dec 2, 1999 http://www.ontheissues.org/2008/Rudy_Giuliani_Abortion.htm
ANDERSON COOPER 360 DEGREES (November 14, 2006)
RUDY GIULIANI (R), FORMER MAYOR OF NEW YORK CITY: I'm pro- choice. I'm pro-gay rights.
KING: Giuliani supports a woman's right to an abortion, and back in 1999, he opposed a federal ban on late-term abortions.
GIULIANI: No, I have not supported that, and I don't see my position on that changing.
KING: Immigration could be another presidential landmine. Back in 1996, Mayor Giuliani went to federal court to challenge new federal laws requiring the city to inform the federal government about illegal immigrants.
JEFFREY: He took the side of illegal immigrants in New York City against the Republican Congress.
KING: Giuliani opposes same-sex marriage but as mayor, he supported civil unions and extending health and other benefits to gay couples. He also supported the assault weapons ban and other gun control measures opposed by the National Rifle Association.
GIULIANI: I'm in favor of gun control. I'm pro-choice.
Republican Big-Wigs Support Pro-Abortion Event in NY
Pro-abortion Governor George Pataki and New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who also supports unrestricted abortion, are co-chairs of the 2000 Choice Award Presentation to be held on May 30 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The event is sponsored by the Republican Pro-Choice Coalition, a group that is campaigning for the removal of the pro-life plank from the Republican National Platform.
I'm as strong an opponent of Rudy Giuliani as anyone else, but this moron Alter has less credibility than a bag of rocks.
This is great...THE FAR LEFT AND THE FAR RIGHT ATTACKING Guiliani! He will get EVERYONE in between now!
ALTERed reality alert!
I know people who are and have been very close to Rudy for a long time, he's basically a good guy, there's nothing wrong with him except for the policy positions that we don't agree on.
||Giuliani||Clinton||Dem Platform||GOP Platform|
|Abortion on Demand||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Partial Birth Abortion||Supports
|Roe v. Wade||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Taxpayer Funded Abortions||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Embryonic Stem Cell Research||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Federal Marriage Amendment||Opposes||Opposes||Opposes
|Gay Domestic Partnership/
|Openly Gay Military||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Defense of Marriage Act||Opposes||Opposes||Opposes||Supports|
|Amnesty for Illegal Aliens||Supports||Supports||Supports||Opposes|
|Special Path to Citizenship
for Illegal Aliens
|Tough Penalties for
Employers of Illegal Aliens
Ignoring Immigration Law
|Protecting 2nd Amendment||Opposes
|'Assault' Weapons Ban||Supports||Supports||Supports|
Against Gun Makers
|War in Afghanistan||Supports||Supports
Voted for it
|War in Iraq||Supports||Supports
Voted for it
Voted for it
2001 & 2006
Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do and how you do it.
Any resident of NYC during the Guiliani years will tell you that Rudy was Hitler in the eyes of the Left before President Bush was Hitler. This guy Alter was undoubtedly one of the Guiliani- is-a-fascist crowd.
Some people here call him Giussolini. I wonder if these are DU trolls.
Knock off the spamming.
Giuliani said he opposes a ban on partial birth abortion unless there's an exception for the life of the mother. Is he lying or should partial birth abortion be banned even if the mother's life is in danger?
Oh what a surprise, the Democratic sock puppet Jonathan Alter is already spewing against the GOP frontrunner. What a good little Democratic wind up toy he is. This zombie is more predictable than the sunrise.
Hey Jonathan, did Rudy ever throw a lamp at his spouse or call a campaign worker and "f-ing Jew bastard" like Hillary did? Did he ever say a campaign worker was greedy because he was Jewish? Did he ever terrorize the entire staff at Gracey Mansion? Did he run operations to trash anyone's reputation who accused his spouse of cheating on him and other wrongdoing No? Oh, well then sounds like your piece and its title might be more appropriately applied to Hillary Clinton who did do those things as First Lady of Arkansas AND of the White House?
When I read "Rudys Dark Side" I thought they found more pictures of the former mayor in Drag.
I expect so! (And at the moment, I'd guess we have 'em coming out of the woodwork!)
MD's will tell you that there is never A MEDICAL NEED for a PBA. NEVER.
Well that is the prerequisite for political office these days it seems. Maybe he should run instead of Giuliani.
I don't care for Giuliani and I think the author is reaching. But I don't care for any of the rest really. The only one that has expressed interest and apparently knows what the Constitution says is Ron Paul. And since he's an outside shot at best, does it really matter which one of these hacks actually is elected? Looks like I may go fishing Election Day again.
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