Why conservatives like Giuliani
September 14, 2007
BY STEVE HUNTLEY
The latest issue of the New York Times Magazine begins a political profile of Rudy Giuliani by listing half a dozen reasons "a lot of political prognosticators" believe he "will never be the Republican nominee for president, no matter what the polls say." Prominent among those reasons was his moderate position on social issues, thought to be anathema to conservatives.
The same day that article appeared, one of Washington's prominent prognosticators, Cokie Roberts of ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," reacted to a Gallup Poll showing 69 percent of religious Republican evangelicals see Giuliani as an acceptable nominee with this outburst: "I just -- I mean, I just can't believe that those voters are going to go for Rudy Giuliani."
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