By now, most of you will have seen or heard about the cell phone call that "interrupted" Rudy Giuliani's speech before the NRA.
Let's dissect this:
"Let's see now, this is my wife calling, I think."
Gee, what a great guess. Just so happens he was right. I'm sure no one else ever calls him on his cell phone.
"Hello dear, I am talking to the members of the NRA right now, would you like to say hello?"
How exactly is Judith supposed to "say hello" to a conference hall filled with hundreds of people over a cell phone?
"I love you and I will give you a call when I am finished, OK. Have a safe trip bye-bye, talk to you later dear I love you."
Gosh Rudy, maybe you should tell your wife that you love her more often. I don't think we heard it enough times.
If you think this was all somehow real, check this out:
Again, he asks her to say "hello" to the crowd. Again, he says that he will call her back. Coincidence? I think not.
It's pathetic that Giuliani feels he has to stage these absurd fake phone calls in order to prove to Republican primary voters that he is dedicated to his wife. It's even more pathetic that the Republican base puts such importance on a candidate's family when everything they know about that subject is carefully filtered, controlled and presented by the campaigns themselves and might have absolutely no relation to reality.
And what does it say about a man whose response to the heat of the Republican presidential campaign is to stage ridiculous fictitious phone calls in order to prove that he is a family man?
Maybe Giuliani feels the pressure from Mitt Romney and his nauseating overuse of his family in his campaign. (If you have a strong stomach you should check out the wonderful Five Brothers Blog on the Romney campaign web site. Gag!).
Rudy and the Republicans. Pathetic. Just pathetic.
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