PUBLIC DIPLOMACY PRESS AND BLOG REVIEW, NOVEMBER 6-7
“They talk about sleep deprivation. I mean, on that theory, I'm getting tortured running for president of the United States.”
--GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, mocking those who condemn torture of any kind; cited in Richard Cohen, “Rudy's Torture Talk” (Washington Post, November 6)
It's either A: He thinks he's just like all the other supposed Terrorists which the U.S. apprehends, or B: He has absolutely No Desire to be President, and is being forced, against his will, to run for that august position.
Otherwise, and this is with an extraordinarily obvious Of Course, Teh Mayor is simply being yet another disingenuous Pol.