I didn’t hear it when he said it, so I don’t know the context, but politicians have to be keenly aware that everything they say on the campaign trail can and will be broken down into perfectly honed sound byte weapons.
On Thursday in Cincinnati Rudy Giuliani apparently opined that he was at ground zero “as often, if not more, than most of the workers.”
Ouch. Yeah, that was probably not the wisest comment to make, even if he didn’t mean to say that he’s more of a hero than the police officers, firefighters, and crewmembers who labored tirelessly at ground zero.
“I think I could have said it better,” he told radio host Mike Gallagher in the biggest understatement of the day.
Yep, I’d say you could have, but like all the candidates you’ll continually say stupid things as long as you’re running. It’s what presidential candidates do when they’re not keeping their mouths busy by kissing babies.