Thursday, January 31, 2008

All Dressed Up......

.....and no where to go!
“It bordered on science fiction to think that someone as liberal on as many issues as Rudy Giuliani could become the Republican nominee,” said Nelson Warfield, a Republican consultant who has been a longtime critic of the former mayor. “Rudy didn’t even care enough about conservatives to lie to us. The problem wasn’t the calendar; it was the candidate.”

Ed Koch, the 3 term loved mayor of NYC said yesterday, "The Beast is Dead! Florida drove a stake in it's heart.." Koch went on to say that being mayor of New York inspires political ambition. John Lindsay had presidential ambitions. Koch, himself and Fiorello LaGuardia both made failed gubernatorial runs. Robert Wagner was two times,a vice presidential candidate and failed in both attempts. Being mayor of New York is the kiss of death politically...it's a mystery.
Koch wrote a book on Giuliani during Rudys mayorship called, "The Mean Man".
Giuliani's failed campaign strategy is being called one of the biggest flame outs in modern American politics.

I hope this is the end of 9/11 politics. You can only play the fear card for so long

2 comments:

Comandante Agí said...

I hope this is the end of 9/11 politics

Naw, The 9/11 mantra will be chanted all year long. I suspect we haven't seen the last of Benito Giuliani. My bet is that he will join the future McCain-Lieberman administration as Attorney General.

Anonymous said...

The Republican leadership is "moderate" now. They thought Giuliani would attract the mushy middle of both parites, the "centrists," but the mainstream (majority) Republicans are conservatives, socially and economically, i.e. Reagan Republicans. Giuliani didn't have the credentials with his marriage mess and his stand on social issues.

Watch these next elections. With Romney out of the race and Huckabee still in, the Romney voters will go to Huck who might squeak in. Because McCain is not interesting enough; Huckabee is. And McCain looks and talks and acts like a guy with one foot in the grave and the country will not vote for him --mark my words. If the GOP wants to win, they need to go with Huckabee now.