Novak: Guilliani Running '08

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    I figured he would, but now it's unofficially official. I think the following is pretty intereresting, and sums up the quandry well. For myself, I'd vote for him, since I figure I know where he stands. Links at site:

    http://www.rogerlsimon.com/mt-archives/2006/07/the_conventiona.php
     
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    Guiliani has a popular following, but his social stances may alienate him from some of the far-right social conservatives. I'm curious to see how his fiscal policies might be received as well.

    When/if Guiliani throws his hat in officially, I can see the 2008 primaries being a defining point for the Republican party for the next 20 years. And I look forward to that series of debates.
     
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    I reckon if Guilliani runs the GoP will have the WH for the next 8 years. I think a lot of Dems will vote for him...like Jillian....
     
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    No matter who the Dems put up in 08 (Al, Hillary, or any other liberal pinhead) Rudy and Jeb Bush (his VP choice) will crush them like a can at a recycle center
     
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    I would need to know a lot more before I voted for Rudy. I am tired of voting for Republicans with incoherent energy and immigration policies. If Bush could run again, I certainly would not repeat the mistake I made in 2004 by voting for him. I have no interest in Democrats, but Bush's immigration and energy policy failures have been so spectacular, it may cost the Republican candidate the election in 2008 regardless of who runs.
     
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    Do you think John "I served in Viet Nam" would do a better job?

    Name one lib who would do a better job the Pres Bush
     
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    What part of "I have no interest in Democrats" did you not understand?
     
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    So you will stay home, pout, and perhaps let the Dems win?
     
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    I'd like to know how in the world Simon arrives at that. Has he checked the general direction the electorate are taking on - say - gay marriage referenda? This sounds like one of those "wishing makes it so" deals.

    As far as Gulliani, though, I've given it some thought - and I think the Republican Party could do a lot worse. Apart from social issues, his conservative credentials are AT LEAST as good as GWB's. And those issues - gay rights, abortion, and gun control - are, in the mind of any decent conservative, none of central government's business anyway. If he'd come out strong on THAT assertion, I'd support him.
     
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    If the Dems put up Hillary, I'll be voting for Rudy.
     

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