Giuliani Justifies Being Ignored

Given how frequently Rudy Giuliani contradicts his own testimony, the amount of air time he gets is baffling. Had any witness responded so erratically to US attorney Giuliani, he would certainly have been condemned by that prosecutor. Hence, the generosity with which media outlets still permit Mr. Giuliani to lie, prevaricate, equivocate and, on occasion, insult is a mystery. Since Mr. Giuliani’s dishonesty is a certainty, perhaps it’s the entertainment value of the strained facial expressions that punctuate every bogus testimony of his is the draw. Presenting such a catastrophe of a personality as entertainment goes far in explaining why viewers are flocking to Netflix and Amazon Prime. At this rate, broadcast media’s audience will look an awful lot like the President’s constituency: extremely meek and gullible; in a word, provincial.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani backtracked on Monday from earlier comments that Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, saying his statements “were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with the President.”
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