I chided the ABC newsman for barely correcting Rudy Giuliani’s incorrect assertion that there were no terrorist attacks under George W. Bush’s presidency.
I chided the ABC newsman for barely correcting Rudy Giuliani’s incorrect assertion that there were no terrorist attacks under George W. Bush’s presidency. Stephanopoulos comes back with this classy update:
The Mayor’s spokesman says that the remark “didn’t come across as it was intended” and that Giuliani was “clearly talking post-9/11 with regards to Islamic terrorist attacks on our soil.”
Whatever the Mayor meant, it’s not what he said. All of you who have pointed out that I should have pressed him on that misstatement in the moment are right. My mistake, my responsibility.
Giuliani is still forgetting about the post-9/11 anthrax attacks, but whatever, he’s a hopeless case. Stephanopoulos deserves credit and praise for this update.
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