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GOP big pushes Giuliani for vice prez (MEGA BARF ALERT)
The New York Post ^ | 2011-08-22 | Fredric U. Dicker

Posted on 08/28/2011 8:35:50 AM PDT by rabscuttle385

One of New York's best-known Republicans is calling on pres idential hopeful Rick Perry to choose Rudy Giuliani as his running mate for next year's election.

Former state GOP Chairman William Powers, a longtime Giuliani friend and a key player in his first mayoral election in 1993, told The Post that such a move by Perry could deliver key swing states like New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio to the Republicans.

"He'd be the best No. 2 anybody in the world could pick," said Powers, who has a longstanding relationship with leading Texas Republicans like Karl Rove, former President George W. Bush's top political adviser.

"A Perry-Giuliani ticket would absolutely defeat the Obama-Biden ticket and would have a big impact in New Jersey, in Pennsylvania, in Ohio, in Rhode Island and Connecticut, all places where Rudy is absolutely admired," Powers said.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2012gopprimary; giuliani; gop4obama; gopfailure; gopimplosion; gopsellouts; mcnastysrevenge; perry; perrygiuliani; pukeneos; rino; rudymcromney; vichy
"A Perry-Giuliani ticket..."


1 posted on 08/28/2011 8:35:53 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Uh, no.

Will Rudy wear a dress to the inaugural? Will Hannity shill for him non-stop for the next year? Giuliani, its over. Retire on your millions and STFU and leave governing to real conservatives.


2 posted on 08/28/2011 8:40:02 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: rabscuttle385

watch carefully folks, that’s what this election is about for the pubie party.

karl rove, dana pe-rino, the bush minions and their wa wa d.c. establishment toadies

will push to keep palin, bachmann, perry, west, cain et al

out of the election.


3 posted on 08/28/2011 8:42:10 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: rabscuttle385
The Barf Alert is not justified.

Short of asking Dick Cheney to do another stint as Vice President, Giuliani would be a good choice if you're looking for a kick-ass-and-take-names kind of VP that would give our enemies pause -- just as Cheney did. A good VP can make a difference in a war situation.

4 posted on 08/28/2011 8:43:55 AM PDT by Publius
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To: rabscuttle385

“who has a longstanding relationship with leading Texas Republicans like Karl Rove, former President George W. Bush’s top political adviser.”

Texas RINOs maybe.


5 posted on 08/28/2011 8:47:59 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: ken21

GOP doesn’t want any filthy conservatives getting in the way.


6 posted on 08/28/2011 8:48:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: Publius

Agreed Guiliani is not a bad choice he has no fear and kicks butt in speeches and debates. He will be vp so he won’t affect social policy which is why he’s not liked here but fiscally Rudy is sound.


7 posted on 08/28/2011 8:49:17 AM PDT by chevydude26
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To: rabscuttle385
Not out of the realm of possibility.

Click on the image if you have a strong stomach.

8 posted on 08/28/2011 8:52:23 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (At best, all the Republicans are willing to give the Federal Behemoth is a slight haircut.)
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To: chevydude26
but fiscally Rudy is sound.

Horse manure.

9 posted on 08/28/2011 8:55:25 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (At best, all the Republicans are willing to give the Federal Behemoth is a slight haircut.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Is it just me or is that a picture of Perry shilling for Rudy?


10 posted on 08/28/2011 8:55:47 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yeah. Lying for Rudy.

The man is a walking, talking set of talking points.

Did you know Giuliani would pick conservative judges? ROFL...

Must be true. Perry said so.

/s


11 posted on 08/28/2011 9:02:18 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (At best, all the Republicans are willing to give the Federal Behemoth is a slight haircut.)
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To: rabscuttle385
RU-BI-O!
RU-BI-O!

12 posted on 08/28/2011 9:05:09 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: rabscuttle385

8 years of those two and the official language of our country will be Spanish.


13 posted on 08/28/2011 9:09:40 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Astronaut

Guiliani is a non starter. Obama got Bin Laden. Making this election a security issue is meaningless.

Only one we should be looking at for a VP is Rubio.


14 posted on 08/28/2011 9:12:32 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin 2012 - Nothing but Net)
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To: Publius
Giuliani is not my first choose for President or Vice President. In fact, he's not even in the top ten.

But he showed great leadership skills and great personal courage on 9/11. While Bush was essentially in hiding (and maybe rightly so) Giuliani was out on the front lines that day.

And Giuliani knows who the real enemy is. When he was DA, he was fierce in his attacks on the mafia. I would assume he'd do the same against radical islam, both at home and abroad. And it's the “home” part that's been ignored thus far.

So Giuliani is not a top favorite of mine. He has many weaknesses. But I will give credit where credit is due.

15 posted on 08/28/2011 9:12:41 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Giuliani’s time is past.

He was an excellent mayor of NYC. He fixed the crime problem, and his left wing tendencies on social questions didn’t much matter since NYC couldn’t have been further to the left anyway.

He COULD have run for governor last time against Andrew Cuomo, and he might even have beaten him. There, again, not a perfect governor, but far better than Cuomo. But he didn’t.

I think that was his last chance. He is now history.


16 posted on 08/28/2011 9:18:06 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Global warming or “climate change” (AKA: the weather), is nothing more than a fear mongering scam to bilk people out their money.


17 posted on 08/28/2011 9:29:48 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice President of the United States.

Why shouldn't RINO Rick want Rudy as his running mate, he endorsed this freak for POTUS.

18 posted on 08/28/2011 9:35:23 AM PDT by South40 (Perry: There is a path to citizenship for ILLEGAL ALIENS who have served THEIR country)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Making this election a security issue is meaningless.

That depends. In the absence of a major terrorist attack here, perhaps in the style of Beslan, you're probably correct. But if there is a major attack, all bets are off.

19 posted on 08/28/2011 9:42:10 AM PDT by Publius
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To: Tex-Con-Man
RU-BI-O!

Short of any major missteps between now and next summer, I can't imagine anyone else getting the nod.

20 posted on 08/28/2011 9:47:03 AM PDT by Gena Bukin (Perry/Rubio 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385

Just great...(I can see the argument now!) Forget all the Tea-Party stood for you must vote for them or else you want another 4 years of Obama. I don’t want to hear a word of compalint from the Perry supporters IF he becomes President and SELLS out on Immigration!


21 posted on 08/28/2011 10:32:04 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: rabscuttle385

Giuliani should be head of Homeland Security, Darrell Issa as Attorney General, and Ron Paul as Chairman of the Fed.


22 posted on 08/28/2011 10:41:59 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706; bamahead
Giuliani should be head of Homeland Security

So we can have an even bigger police state than we already have?

Thanks - but NO thanks!

23 posted on 08/28/2011 10:45:41 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

An anti-Second Amendment liberal as head of Homeland Security? No thanks.


24 posted on 08/28/2011 10:51:47 AM PDT by South40 (Perry: There is a path to citizenship for ILLEGAL ALIENS who have served THEIR country)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Bush’s re-election in 2004 was about security. 2012 will be about the economy. Hussein Obama has to run on his piss poor economic record in 2012. As long as we don’t run a pathetic candidate like Bob Dole or John “Captain Queeg” McCain, we have a good shot at winning in 2012. I agree: Giuliani is a joke and a complete non-starter.


25 posted on 08/28/2011 10:55:55 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: Publius

I agree. However, all Obama has to run on is catching Osama. Guiliani offers nothing to the ticket. NY’ers will still overwhelmingly vote Democrat.

Now Rubio on the other hand.....


26 posted on 08/28/2011 3:31:13 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Sarah Palin 2012 - Nothing but Net)
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To: Publius

Giuliani is very kick-ass-and-take-names, and that is simply an indisputable fact. I would posit that that is a great quality in a Sec’y. of Defense. It could be because I don’t know as much about the Dep’t. of Defense as I should. For now, I think Giuliani would be a fabulous Sec. Def..


27 posted on 08/29/2011 2:52:27 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - Rebut, refute, reFudiate!)
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