July 11, 2007

Hardball-IFFA-Rudy We posted this video earlier and on Wednesday's "Hardball", Chris Matthews spoke with Howard Schaitberger, President of the International Association of Fire Fighters about the Rudy myth and his failures before and after 9/11. Tweety did his best to paint Schaitberger and the union as a left wing group, accusing him of going after Rudy simply because he's a Republican.

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Schaitberger schools Matthews on how Rudy failed to get adequate radios to the fire fighters before 9/11 and then halted the recovery effort, pulling fire fighters from the rubble of the World Trade Center just 24 hours after recovering millions of dollars worth of gold from a safe from the basement. Matthews still didn't get it, even after Schaitberger told him to walk into any NYFD station and ask them how they feel about America's Mayor...

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