Skip to comments.RUDY DRAGGED DOWN
Posted on 03/03/2007 10:36:24 AM PST by Ol' Sparky
March 3, 2007 -- WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani's liberal stance on abortion, guns and gays wasn't his biggest problem yesterday as he addressed a conference of conservative activists - it was his having dressed in drag.
A whisper campaign targeting the front-running GOP White House contender's cross-dressing stunts at gala political dinners in New York and on "Saturday Night Live" was the hot topic among right-leaning activists.
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The MSM is getting ready to destroy Rudy, and undermine his support with conservatives as well as politically disengaged moderates who respond to imagery alone.
Watch as Candidate Clinton is given a pass on corruption and history.
Does anyone else remember the $100,000 she made by reading the WS Journal? Would anyone else get a pass on something like that? Not hardly.
Here we go again. Let's take the only person with a chance of beating Hillary and trash him. Brilliant strategy. I hope all of you "Rudy Trashers" apologize to the rest of us when we get Hillary as President.
To do this, these groups would have to be:
Suicidally wanting Hitlary to win, and
b.Trying to completely alienate themselves from the likely next President.
And I don't think they are so STUPID so as to do that
And another thing - as a non-profit, Focus on The Family DOES NOT RUN POLITICAL ADS. Dr. Dobson has come out on issues personally but IN HIS PERSONAL capacity, NOT as head of Focus on the Family.
> The MSM is getting ready to destroy Rudy, and undermine his support with conservatives as well as politically disengaged moderates who respond to imagery alone.
They won't do it until he locks the nomination.
Why not back a conservative like Duncan Hunter, and avoid the problems with Rudy's gun-grabbing, illegal-alien-defending, and threadbare moral values?
Why does wanting a conservative as the GOP nom translate to Hillary being president? The president and GOP foolishly backed Lincoln Chaffee instead of a conservative, and you can see how well THAT turned out.
Cross-dressing is a non-issue for entertainers and comedians, especially if it's their "schtick" -- like Milton Berle or Bugs Bunny :-)
Politicians who want credibility should not be surprised if such behavior makes people wonder about their judgement.
I happen to like a few things about Rudy, particularly his no nonsense attitude towards security.
That said, I can't believe in this day and age anyone ever considering a run for president would have dressed up and acted like that for the camera. I mean, all Dukakis did was put on a helmet, and Kerry dressed in a bunny suit - that was the end for them.
A presidential candidate should be more forward thinking.
The GOA has had a full page of article links slamming John McCain on their website for months!
Do you think they aren't going to draw a quarter Rudy for his far and away worse record on gun issues?
I think you are dreaming if you think he will be given a pass by the issue groups because he has an "R" after his name.
Rudy's a pretty smart guy, but that was the stupidest thing he's ever done. I support Rudy mainly because he's right on terrorism, taxes, and the economy. And he can win. But some of his stands on social issues stink. And dressing up in drag will hurt him.
I heard that Ronald Reagan starred in a movie with -- get this -- a monkey. And yet somehow he was elected president twice, by landslides, and became the greatest president of the 20th Century.
Oh, my! I hope nobody ends up . . . feeling bad!!!
I don't see much difference between Ann's faggot comment and the anti-Rudys obsession with Rudy taking part in a comedy routine for a fundraiser. He was just joking and any clear-minded person knows that, except those people so obsessed with pushing the false notion that Rudy is a homosexual and he was just living it out that day.
Such a disgusting lie isn't different than Ann's faggot comment. It isn't true and it reflects terribly bad on Coulter, just as the Rudy haters who keep promoting this despicable lie that Rudy is a pervert - I've read many times comments such as only women and perverts wear dresses. If these so-called conservatives can't differentiate between a joke and a lifestyle choice, why would anyone be surprised at Ann Coulter's comment? After all, she is just representing the heart and mind of conservatism!
By the way, this obsession with Rudy's going drag and portraying it as a perversion on Rudy's part may be reflective of those whose insecurities and fears are the result of hidden homosexual tendencies. Those who are secure of themselves are not fixated on Rudy's comedy stunt.
Gonna play tennis. Back later.
You mean like President Bush? (BTW, who is the only Republican President to give blanket amnesty to illegal aliens?)
Sorry, I was there at C-PAC, in the midst of a big crowd listening to the speech. I did NOT get that sense at all---rather, I got the sense, as I posted here ("Front Line Report from C-PAC by LS") (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1794669/posts) that people expected a great deal more about WoT and security, and he kind of minimized that by clinging to Reagan's mantle.
Rudy's critics who point to a comic appearance in drag really have some screws loose. I suppose Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon are closet cases, too?
Some who gets that upset at these types of things rmeind me of the retired Marine officer in American Beauty - a guy deeply in denial and frustrated six ways to Sunday. A self loathing closet case, himself.
Hey, it's the REAL Rudy showing off his SOCIAL LIBERAL humor!
Maybe next he'll be an aborted fetus in drag.
He knows no boundaries to poor taste - NO LIBERAL does.
Better hide your guns too!
I'm waiting for an MSM piece on Rudy that doesn't mention how he's going to sink once GOP learn his positions on social issues. Do the MSM really think we're that stupid that we don't already know where Rudy stands? Oh, wait.
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