Skip to comments.Rudy Guliani Opts Out of Religious Broadcasters MeetingIs Rudy Going to Ignore Evangelicals?
Posted on 02/18/2007 8:00:38 AM PST by WalterSkinner
With the bare fact being that no Republican in recent memory has been able to win a major contest without at least the tacit backing of the religious right, Rudy Guliani might be trying to buck that trend.
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He might as well. We're going to ignore him.
I'm a non evangelical conservative and I'm feeling pretty ignored as well.
He's hoping they will disappear for the next 20 months, but resurface just in time to vote for him, with no questions asked. Giuliani also wants all Evangelicals to drop the nonsense about abortion, partial birth abortion, and homosexual rights. Just stop it! (/sarcasm)
Good for Rudy. I don't know any Evangelicals who care about Pat Robertson's political pronouncements. I know I don't.
Pat Robertson does not speak for Evangelicals.
You guys are starting to act like another person who didn't like being ignored:
..and anyone who thinks he does is missing the point...
Every situation has two sides. It is high time that Presidential candidates, all of them, started focusing on the issues of MANAGING THIS COUNTRY and supporting a government for and by the people --- the critical issues facing this country.
They had better start focusing on the managerial issues facing America -- taxation, government spending, size and influence of government, deficits, trade, our laws, our borders, our Constitution, our system of laws, the military and the war on terror, and restoring respect for a government that is backsliding into deep socialism and political self-protection. America faces an INTERNAL ENEMY that is trying to dismantle the very fabric of this country.
Those are the issues that need to be on the table.
Silly Rudy were elephants, we never forget;)
Youve lost your mind!
In reply to the article's final statement...
I've held my nose in many elections since
1950. The main thing I've learned is NOT
to believe everything you read/hear from
the media about ANYONE.
And you people have adopted every insulting liberal tactic in the book. Insults, ridicule, and intimidation aren't going to win you any elections.
A week ago I would have told you I would pull the lever for whatever republican is on the ballot but that's looking increasingly unlikely.
Wonder of wonders, what are they not whining about?
..we will see if the mayor avoids evangelicals when he gets to South Carolina...
Probably not. He just doesn't want to face them.
I hope he (and his allies) realize that if he is the nominee, there will be a third party pro life candidate, a spoiler. He's counting on skimming off enough support to win California and New York... but if he loses the middle of the country to a spoiler, then Ms. President will sweep him into the also-ran column.
Proving, I think, that the evangelicals might be the single most immature voting block in the country.
Though the link didn't get me to the article, the headline tells me that Rudy is missing a meeting, nothing more.
Agree or disagree, I think it would be imprudent for any candidate to ignore a voting bloc such as the Evangelicals - or any voting bloc at all, for that matter.
Perhaps Rudy's model for a successful Presidential campaign differs from the last few Republican Presidents, and does not depend heavily on the religious right. Perhaps he knows he will not get their vote, but is depending instead upon centrist and hawkish, Lieberman-type dems Democrats to give him a vote they would not give to any of the other, more mainstream Conservative Republican candidates.
Just throwing it out there. I don't think Rudy is going to try to pound a square peg into a round hole.