Robert Greenwald (of Outfoxed fame) has produced a devastating video on Giuliani’s decision to site the emergency command center for the city at 7 World Trade Center. (Notice Giuliani’s “tell”: when he laughs, the next sentence is a flat-out lie.) The seven-minute clip makes a point I hadn’t heard before: Rudy’s whole “America’s Mayor” shtick depends on the fact that he was photogenically running around the streets on 9/11 instead of being at the command center doing his job.
Other than calling Greenwald a “conspiracy theorist” and accusing him of “cashing in” on 9/11 (can you say “projection”?) the Giuliani camp doesn’t seem to have any response. The truth hurts.
The question now is whether the 7 WTC fiasco gets to be an “issue,” the way the Swift Boat lies, even after being thoroughly discredited, were an “issue” against Kerry.