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Giuliani Knocks Romney, Praises Gingrich
Newsmax ^ | 12/28/12 | Newsmax staff

Posted on 01/28/2012 8:35:27 PM PST by KansasGirl

Speaking on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe," former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani praised Newt Gingrich and criticised Mitt Romney as a flip-floppoer.

“I’ve never seen a guy change his positions on so many things, so fast, on a dime, on everything,” Giuliani said about the former Massachusetts governor. “Pro-choice, pro-life. And pro-choice because somebody, a close friend, died, and he became pro-choice because this woman died of an abortion. Then he figures out there are embryos and he changes.

“Then he was pro-gun control,” Giuliani opined. “Fine. Then he becomes a lifetime member of the NRA. Then he was pro-cap-and-trade. Now he’s against cap-and-trade. He was pro-mandate for the whole country, then he becomes anti-mandate and he takes that page out of his book and republishes the book. I could go on and on.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: elections; florida; gingrich; giuliani; newt
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1 posted on 01/28/2012 8:35:31 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; MEG33; ..

Oh, my. Must be a cold day in hell. Rudy sticks it to Romney!!

Go, Newt!!


2 posted on 01/28/2012 8:39:28 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Hey, I agree with Rudy for once!


3 posted on 01/28/2012 8:42:14 PM PST by MiddleEarth (With hope or without hope we'll follow the trail of our enemies. Woe to them, if we prove the faster)
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4 posted on 01/28/2012 8:42:36 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Jim Robinson

This primary contest is like an Ali-Frazier fight.


5 posted on 01/28/2012 8:42:36 PM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: FReepers; All
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6 posted on 01/28/2012 8:42:44 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Rudy is not conservative on the social side, but he is ALWAYS intellectually honest. Calls them like he sees them.


7 posted on 01/28/2012 8:43:24 PM PST by Anti-Hillary (No Jesus, No Peace! Know Jesus, Know Peace!)
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To: KansasGirl
As we were saying:
Giuliani concluded that Romney was a "man that will say anything to become president of the United States.”

Meanwhile, the 9/11 icon likened Gingrich to Ronald Reagan.

“I kind of go back to 1980 and I remember the Carter White House just dying [to run against] Ronald Reagan,” Giuliani said. “Ronald Reagan was the dumb actor, Ronald Reagan said incendiary things, Ronald Reagan was like Newt — gosh, you never knew what he was going to say and the whole world would go crazy — The New York Times would write editorials. There was Bush, greatest resume of anyone who ever ran for president, solid citizen. They got Reagan and they got trounced.”


8 posted on 01/28/2012 8:43:45 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

That should liven the debate.


9 posted on 01/28/2012 8:45:23 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Jim Robinson; All


10 posted on 01/28/2012 8:46:06 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: KansasGirl

11 posted on 01/28/2012 8:46:21 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: KansasGirl

Whoa, who’d have thunk it? Thanks Mr. Mayor!


12 posted on 01/28/2012 8:46:44 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Jim Robinson

Like him or lump him, Giuliani has more integrity in his little finger than Romney has in his entire body.


13 posted on 01/28/2012 8:47:29 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: KansasGirl

In 2008 I made the point that all of the GOP guys would enjoy going up to the hunting lodge together for a man’s weekend, McCain, Hunter, Thompson, Huckabee, Giuliani, for drinks and man talk, but that they would not invite Mitt if the public and media would never know.


14 posted on 01/28/2012 8:48:05 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Never been an admirer of Rudy’s politics, but I’ve never thought of him as dishonest. Always seemed to be a stand up guy I simply disagreed with.


15 posted on 01/28/2012 8:48:11 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: KansasGirl

Wow


16 posted on 01/28/2012 8:49:13 PM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA/PIPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: okie01

Okie. I love Rudy. But to say he has integrity. LOL.


17 posted on 01/28/2012 8:50:50 PM PST by gswilder
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To: KansasGirl

Hey.... didnt we hate Giulianii 4 years ago?


18 posted on 01/28/2012 8:51:13 PM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: KansasGirl
Oh, my! Go Rudy!

( I guess even he got tired of the anti Newt hit pieces about Newt and Reagan)

19 posted on 01/28/2012 8:51:23 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: Jim Robinson
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20 posted on 01/28/2012 8:51:23 PM PST by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bwahahahahahahahahahaha! Did this happen at McDonald’s? Because “I’m lovin’ it!”


21 posted on 01/28/2012 8:52:18 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: woofie
Hey.... didnt we hate Giulianii 4 years ago?

Hey, doesn't a blind squirrel find a nut sometimes?

22 posted on 01/28/2012 8:53:17 PM PST by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: KansasGirl

Good for America's Mayor!


23 posted on 01/28/2012 8:53:32 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: KansasGirl

Rudy get your butt down to FLA!


24 posted on 01/28/2012 8:56:23 PM PST by toddausauras (The)
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To: KansasGirl

There are a couple of hardcore Romney freepers, who detest Newt, and were Giuliani guys before Romney, I wished I could ping them to this.


25 posted on 01/28/2012 8:58:28 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: KansasGirl

Rudy is very very very slow...
Most republicans figured this out a long time ago..
Who knows Rudy may find out Juan McLame is double dealing back stabber soon..

Sarah Palin has been trying the wash the McLame stink off her for a couple of years..
Poor Todd.. and the girls..


26 posted on 01/28/2012 9:00:28 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: KansasGirl

Rudy is wrong on a number of issues, and he is certainly not popular around here, but where he is right he is brilliant. He’s joined a chorus of people I trust getting behind Newt. Palin, Cain, Thompson, etc.


27 posted on 01/28/2012 9:00:51 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: toddausauras

north eastern liberal republican fight!! fight!! fight!! fight!!


28 posted on 01/28/2012 9:02:17 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: KansasGirl

Two words: Secretary of State.


29 posted on 01/28/2012 9:02:39 PM PST by garjog
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To: garjog

Make that THREE words: Secretary of State.


30 posted on 01/28/2012 9:03:48 PM PST by garjog
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To: KansasGirl

Bump


31 posted on 01/28/2012 9:04:05 PM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: garjog

AG!


32 posted on 01/28/2012 9:08:39 PM PST by maine-iac7 (A prudent man foreseeth the evil,... but the simple pass on, and are punished. Prov 23:3 KJV)
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To: woofie
Hey.... didnt we hate Giulianii 4 years ago?

Context is everything, Giuliani as President, deathly wrong.

Giuliani endorsing the conservative candidate as he faces the massive onslaught from the Romney rino machine? That is some mighty fine stuff.

By the way, Palin has maintained a relationship with, and worked on him for years, they are friends.

33 posted on 01/28/2012 9:10:06 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: ansel12; KansasGirl; Jim Robinson; onyx
> In 2008 I made the point that all of the GOP guys would enjoy going up to the hunting lodge together for a man’s weekend, McCain, Hunter, Thompson, Huckabee, Giuliani, for drinks and man talk, but that they would not invite Mitt if the public and media would never know.

I might add that Sarah Palin would fit right in with that "man's weekend" at the hunting lodge -- certainly a truckload better than Mitt!!!

She is clearly comfortable being "one of the guys" and that's another thing about her that scares the bejesus out of the Left!!

34 posted on 01/28/2012 9:12:26 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: KansasGirl

Check out my posts.

I have NEVER trashed Rudy Guiliani.

Rudy was a better man than that RINO relic Juan McCain.

Rudy was a better man than Willard who is John Kerry dressed in Republican elite clothing.

Rudy is a better man than Ron Paul who has spent his political lifetime in the do-nothing, know-nothing congress.

Rudy is a better man than preachy Eagle scout Ricky Santorum whose political claim to fame came in the United States Senate which is the most treacherous political body this Republic has ever created.

When these continental United States faced its worst attack in our nation’s history, Rudy manned up and provided leadership.

Rudy may not pass the ideological purity tests of social conservatism like Dubya who inexplicably slept in the same political bed as Teddy Kenney on No Child Left Behind, Medicare Prescription Drugs and Comprehensive Immigration Reform but he has proven his mettle, when leadership was required in one of our nation’s darkest hours, he manned up and provided it.


35 posted on 01/28/2012 9:15:31 PM PST by Biblebelter
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To: musicman

LOL! Two pictures ... worth a thousand words :-)


36 posted on 01/28/2012 9:20:01 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: KansasGirl

Give em the ole’ Newt and Rudy!!!


37 posted on 01/28/2012 9:20:12 PM PST by FishinTX (Annoy liberals, VOTE NEWT.)
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To: dayglored

Good point, even with the wives left at home for man’s weekend, Palin and Todd would fit in.


38 posted on 01/28/2012 9:20:59 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: All

CAIN IS NOW BACKING NEWT !


39 posted on 01/28/2012 9:22:35 PM PST by Ladysforest
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To: MissMagnolia

40 posted on 01/28/2012 9:24:13 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: woofie

No one hates Rudy, or did.

But nobody wanted him as President.

One thing Rudy dislikes is a greasy car salesman, and he’s calling it like he sees it.


41 posted on 01/28/2012 9:24:30 PM PST by TitansAFC (Santorum backers: please follow Rick's example and give up on Florida - vote Newt there!!!!!)
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To: Anti-Hillary; bigbob; okie01; ansel12; freemarketsfreeminds; toddausauras; Jim Robinson
…he is ALWAYS intellectually honest. Calls them like he sees them…

Like him or lump him, Giuliani has more integrity in his little finger than Romney has in his entire body.

Rudy get your butt down to FLA!

Great observations. This po' ol' southern boy actually likes the man.
Now if he only has conviction to go with that dose of integrity and will counter the GOP-E; NOW!

The Mittiot! I look forward to the day he fades into Goredom.

42 posted on 01/28/2012 9:28:01 PM PST by bksanders (Old Gets Older the Older I Get)
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To: KansasGirl
With Cain, Perry, Sowell, Palins, Reagans, Laffer, Thompson, Rudy, and others (Rush & Levin, almost there) on board now, the next big gets for Newt will be Santorum & Huck.


43 posted on 01/28/2012 9:29:13 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Rubio 2012 with Cain, Huck, Petraeus, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: KansasGirl

Wow, that’s a surprise.

Well, I’m thinking this: Perry endorsed Giuliani in 08, and now Giuliani semi-endorses Newt (and pimp-slaps Romney) in 12??


44 posted on 01/28/2012 9:29:18 PM PST by pogo101
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To: garjog

Or—Department of Justice. Rudy went after the mob bigtime in NY!


45 posted on 01/28/2012 9:31:17 PM PST by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement.)
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To: KansasGirl

Rudy mentioned that he was a “Newt guy” to the Friends weeks ago. Haven’t seen him invited back to the curvy couch since.


46 posted on 01/28/2012 9:32:23 PM PST by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: KansasGirl


47 posted on 01/28/2012 9:34:34 PM PST by NYTexan
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To: KansasGirl

Now there is an endorsement I might not have expected. I wonder if Rudy Giuliani has changed, mellowed on one hand and braved up on the other. Very curious, but much appreciated from another confident in-your-face sort. Thx, KG.


48 posted on 01/28/2012 9:39:15 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. NEWT 2012 / Santorum supporters are "good men doing nothing".)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bump!


49 posted on 01/28/2012 9:41:45 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: KansasGirl

I know it’s not cool around here, but I always liked Rudy, mainly because as a regular reader of the New York Post I became very familiar with how much the liberals HATED him when he was mayor. Their hatred for Giuliani was freaking visceral! One of the funniest examples was when Danny Glover breezed into town from Hollywood and claimed the cabs in Giuliani’s New York wouldn’t pick him up because he’s black.

If he didn’t have to sell his soul and take positions on issues he actually cared NOTHING about - - primarily abortion - - in order to get elected mayor of NYC, he would be a conservative favorite right now, believe me. Giuliani is a very likeable, conservative guy. He was truly a great mayor for NYC. He brought the place out of the swamp and showed terrific leadership during the 9/11 terror attacks.

(shrug) Maybe it’s just from following his tenure as mayor on a near-daily basis, but I like the guy.
Mittens he ain’t.


50 posted on 01/28/2012 9:45:32 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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