Skip to comments.Rudy Giuliani Stands Up To Crazed Attacker On Hamptons Stroll
Posted on 05/23/2009 6:46:54 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Rudy and Judi Giuliani were accosted today in the Hamptons by an angry man who threatened to "punch out" the former mayor, witnesses told The Post.
Patrons sitting outside The Golden Pear bakery in downtown Bridgehampton around 2 p.m. said a "slim, well-dressed man in his fifties" came charging out of nowhere and began screaming at the happy couple as they left a nearby art fair.
"I'm gonna punch your lights out," the wacko repeatedly yelled at Giuliani, witnesses said. Rudy and Judi appeared startled and then agitated by the man's aggressive behavior.
At one point the man started jabbing the former mayor in the chest, said Mark Borghi, owner of an art gallery on Bridgehampton's Main Street.
"Alright, do it then!" Borghi heard the Brooklyn native Giuliani yell to his tormentor.
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Crazed ‘rat who doesn’t “get” the new tone at the GOP?
All without checking with a teleprompter......
Good on Giuliani! The story says:
> The man was eventually cuffed and taken away, but not before he inexplicably rushed inside a coffee shop to empty his pockets of all their contents, said Golden Pear employee Martin Schwenk.
Inexplicably? How’s this for an explanation: his pockets contained something he didn’t want the cops to find. Methamphetamine? Crack? Two excellent guesses, judging from his behavior. Bags I it’s one or the other of those.
The idea of building up your confidence by destroying the confidence of someone else is reprehensible...
I don't always agree with your politics Rudi... but you did good here.
Rudi hasn’t exactly been my cup of tea over the years, but this angers me. He and his wife did not deserve to be treated like this.
I respect Rudi’s efforts after 09/11.
I wish some stout guy would have punched this guy’s lights out. Once the guy touched Giuliani, he was fair game.
Did Rudy threaten to hit him with his purse? ROFL
We've got to take our country back from these reprobates, and fast!
“slim, well-dressed man in his fifties”
Aging yuppy? Must have been menopausal. But.....most liberal men are born that way.
The way I thought of it during the primary was that if Duncan Hunter and Fred Thompson went up to the hunting lodge, that Giuliani and McCain would be welcome regardless of politics and that there was only one major candidate that none of them would want to join them on a "guys" weekend.
I like Rudy, but his record is not entirely clean. When he was a prosecutor, he abused his power, in my opinion, by notifying the media ahead of time to pre-arranged public perp-walks of Wall Street defendants who were not flight risks, and would have surrendered peacefully if given the chance. Later, the charges against many of these defendants were thrown out by the trail or appeals court.
But people are complex. He conducted himself admirably throughout most of his career, and certainly he did so on 9/11.
From the account, I’d say your typical NYC girl scout could handle the guy, never mind a NYC mayor. The “assailant” was lucky to get his pockets empty before Judi stapled them shut.
Legally, once someone gets in your face they’re fair game to get their lights punched out. Getting in someone’s face = the tort and crime of assault = creating in another the reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm, making it justified to defend yourself. You don’t have wait until someone makes physical contact to fight back.
Rudy should have punched the attacker’s lights out while he was threatening Rudi and his wife. No one has to take that kind of assinine abuse from anyone!
Nice pic of RG- I wonder how his little dictator wife Judi likes this ? roflmao
What was Howard Dean doing in the Hamptons?