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Rudolph Giuliani: This is your career

Paul Carr

6 February 2002

1993 - 2000

Antagonises minorities, civil servants and a not inconsiderable number of the electorate with a succession of unpopular, unworkable policies including his famous 'zero- tolerance' crime policy, encouraging NY police to 'get rough' with all criminals, no matter how small their crime.
Hypocritically accuses US immigration officers of 'getting rough' during the raid to remove Elian Gonzales from Miami.

Holds a press conference to announce that he is separating fom his wife to allow him to move in with his girlfriend. His wife first learns of the arrangement during that press conference.

Attacks President Clinton for his secret affair with Whitehouse staffer, Monica Lewinsky.

Has a secret affair with Mayor's Office staffer, Judith Nathan.

Promotes Mayor's Office staffer, Judith Nathan to New York Director of Tourism.

Threatens to withdraw city funding from the Brooklyn Museum unless they remove an "anti-Catholic" painting by British-born artist, Chris Ofili.

Causes a near-breach of the Geneva Convention after attempting to revoke diplomatic immunity for diplomats visiting New York on the grounds that they were not paying their parking tickets.


2001

Visits some rubble. Appears on Oprah Winfrey and the cover of Time.


2002

Receives honourary knighthood for 'strong and inspirational leadership'.
2002-2030

Laughs and laughs and laughs and laughs.



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