October 2, 2016

Giuliani said some stupider, more offensive things than this this morning, here on NBC but also on CNN and Fox News too, as the Trump campaign keeps pushing this old creep out there on their behalf. But it's really hard to imagine a worse surrogate than the thrice-married Giuliani, whose own past is littered with "indiscretions."

CHUCK TODD: But she was wrong to stand by her husband?

RUDY GIULIANI: No, she was wrong to attack the victim. The woman--


CHUCK TODD: Are you the right person to level this charge?

RUDY GIULIANI: Yeah. I'm the right person to level this charge, because I've never made such a charge, and I've prosecuted people who've committed rape.

CHUCK TODD: But your past, you have your own infidelity charge.

RUDY GIULIANI: Well, everybody does. And I'm a Roman Catholic, and I confess those things to my priest. But I've never ever attacked someone who's been the victim--


RUDY GIULIANI: --who's been the victim of sexual abuse. Not only that, I put people in jail who've been the victim of sexual abuse.

CHUCK TODD: Well, all right. Well--

RUDY GIULIANI: And I've never participated in that. And I think your bringing up my personal life really is kind of irrelevant to what Hillary Clinton did. She's running for president, I'm not.

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