Monday, September 24, 2007

Not Nice Alec MacGillis Bashes Giuliani

Gross still marvels at Giuliani's concern for his son, recalling how often the mayor visited the hospital, and watched as he took the same approach, on a much larger scale, after Sept. 11.

"I do think he rose to greatness after the World Trade Center, but it wasn't because he was an expert on terrorism but because he was an affected and obviously level-headed leader when we didn't need cheerleading, we needed honesty," Gross said. "That's the tone he set. But it wasn't because he was some kind of expert on terrorism."

I'm all for Giuliani bashing and the malapropism is ironic, but it is not nice to take advantage of people stumbling over words.

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