Morning News: the Biden-Cooper Rule

The Duce of Duck? (Darren McCollister/Getty Images)

Senator Joseph Biden quipped last month that there are only three components in a Rudy Giuliani sentence: a noun, a verb, and “9/11.”

To that formulation, Times reporter Michael Cooper suggests that we qualify the former mayor’s statistical claims as “incomplete, exaggerated, or just plain wrong.”

Call it the Biden-Cooper rule for short: every claim by Rudy Giuliani involving 9/11 is wrong.

One Response to “Morning News: the Biden-Cooper Rule”

  1. Fossil Darling says:

    He makes my skin crawl.

    How could it be that the media has forgotten that on 9/11 at 7AM he couldn’t have been elected dog-catcher. We, as a City, had had it with Mr. Giuliani.

    And as for his fiscal prowess, there were, in the time honored tradition of mayors who take their eyes off the ball, more people employed by the City when he left office than when he started….

    Oh! the horror!