Skip to comments.Giuliani doubters in for Rudy awakening
Posted on 03/18/2007 1:31:23 AM PDT by JohnSheppard
The same Beltway experts who declared Sen. John McCain of Arizona the GOP front-runner, even as he under-polled fellow presidential contender Rudolph Giuliani, now parrot equally dodgy concepts. When Republicans meet the real Rudy, they will abandon New Yorks former mayor like cattle fleeing a burning barn. Then, the wobbly Washington wisdom continues, Giulianis three marriages, and his less-than-solidly-right-wing views on gays, guns and gametes will torpedo his buoyant presidential hopes.
These seers now detect unhappiness with the GOP aspirants. They cite a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll in which 26 percent of Republican primary voters were dissatisfied with Giuliani, McCain and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, among others. However, 56 percent called these choices satisfactory. This mirrors the 57 percent of conservative Republicans who preferred Giuliani, versus 31 percent for McCain. More broadly, Republicans backed Giuliani by 38 percent to McCains 24, former House Speaker Newt Gingrichs 10, Romneys 8, and 2 percent each for Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
But what if voters like Giuliani better upon understanding his pre-9/11 performance? Educating Republicans on his complete mayoral record - and soon - may be Giulianis best bet for extinguishing the lingering grumbling about his candidacy.
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You're claiming defending the Republic is pointless, so we might as well save our souls.
It is as if tax cuts, school choice, keeping nukes out of the hands of terrorists, preventing the Pelosi-Clinton government takeover of health care, keeping criminals in prison-- mean nothing to people if we're not on a 24/7 jihad against gays.
And throwing in the towel on defense and economics is the worst thing we can do. Social issues can always be changed. Roe v Wade was a judicial innovation in the 1970s, and it can be changed back. But once a Western democracy is saddled with government health care, it can never get rid of it-- one gets accused by people of the same mental aptitude as Francois that you hate the poor, the elderly, and the sick-- most people don't have the patience for careful argument. And once a great city like New York or Chicago is incincerated, we aren't going to get it back.
The problem with Rudy is that he is wrong on *all* the issues. Pro-life? Rudy's got a record of nominating democrats as judges by an 8-1 margin, supporting federal funding of abortion, and seeing abortion rights in the constitution. Support secure borders? Rudy's to the left of GW Bush on immigration, opposing English as an official language and turning New York into a sanctuary city. In fact, Rudy brings nothing to the table for conservatives of any stripe.
Illegals protesting in the streets carrying signs glorifying Osama Bin Laden...
Immigration is good, yeah... tough on terror, tough on crime... WHAT A CROCK!
To hell with these Madison Avenue limousine liberals, they will stab you in the back faster than the Democrats will...
Yes, gangs are a problem. Please assure us that you'll quit throwing out insults as part of your routine responses and maybe we can talk about something substantive.
If you can't agree to that, then we have nothing to discuss and you honestly do not belong on this forum.
"A Giuliani presidency will be a victory for the left."
That is true, issue wise. But I would say, "A Giuliani win of the Republican nomination will be a victory for the left." If Rudy wins the nomination, the team of Clinton/Obama or Obama/Clinton will be in the White House!
That is just the problem... all talk, no action...
Now, what about illegals marching in the streets carrying signs that glorify Osama Bin Laden?
The left-wing media has two favorite candidates, and neither one is a Republican. They favor Rudy primarily because he will cost the Republicans enough votes to lose the election, thus securing a win for either Hitlery or Obama.
Forget it. I tried.
THE RUG IS NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR YOU TO SWEEP SO MUCH GARBAGE UNDER IT...
Hell, if anyone can spot a nutbag, it would be someone with a penchant and proclivity for similar leanings...isn't that right, Puffster?
Put down the crack pipe and have your mommy dial 911 immediately, you need serious help!!
Guests at Jim Robinson's CONSERVATIVE website.
I am not interested in selling out my country like you are...
To be fair, the media through whom George Bush needs to communicate has chosen to take the side of those that tend to blow up emergency rooms.
Oh, they'll show this stuff forever. If they are already showing this on Rudy, it says something: they are definitely worried.
Hoping to get Hillary in the White house so that a Conservative is elected in 2012...
That's more of a suicide pact than an actual strategy. Excuse me, but I'm going to go drink an entire bottle of wine now. Cheers...
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