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Not sure where he gets his calculations (safe to say, not from Nate Silver).

Former mayor Rudy Giuliani said it's an even bet that Chris Christie knew about the orders to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge.

"The reality is, even if you are a hands-on mayor or governor or chief executive, at best you must know about 10 or 20 percent of what's going on," Giuliani said in the interview with Rivera on Wednesday. "Otherwise, you'd never get through the day. I was very hands-on, and there was lots of stuff I didn't know, and lots of things either that went wrong or right, that I would find out about afterwards."

May be true.  May also be true that Rudy played similar games to Christie:

His successor Michael Bloomberg later said, "Giuliani never got his hands around the school system. There is no question that it's gotten worse the last eight years, not better." Giuliani has been accused of diverting funds for school repair from poor districts to middle-class ones. A large debt left after the Giuliani administration has resulted in less money to spend on education, according to some sources.

Anywho, this part is most certainly wrong:
"It's fifty-fifty, it leaves you with no possible way of knowing did she discuss it with him or didn't she discuss it with him," said Giuliani, in an interview with Geraldo Rivera on 77 WABC.

Which he basically contradicts, later in the article:
But Giuliani has also said that Christie's staunch denial "has put his political career completely at risk if it turns out there is some evidence that he knew about it."

Rudy talks out of all sides of his mouth.  Hey, it's a BIG mouth.  It can handle it.


The REAL odds Christe knew, are:

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  •  Tip Jar (10+ / 0-)

    "Legalizing pot won't make more pot-smokers. It will just make less criminals. - Me

    by AlyoshaKaramazov on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 01:48:11 PM PST

  •  but what are the odds (1+ / 0-)
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    he's still deluding himself that he can round up those sheep and secure them?  

    I think he really believes he can bully everyone back into 'respect.'  He ego is bigger than his appetite for pizza that fell off a truck.  

  •  Rudy G is such a bandwagoneering skunk (1+ / 0-)
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    and so anxious not to let anybody forget it.

    I loathe Chris Christie. Always have. Thought any Democrat helping Christie run up the score on Buono was an act of idiotic political malpractice, too.

    But, man, this grandstanding phony tough guy is always ready, willing, and able to stand on your shoulders one minute and then piss on your head the next second if the wind turns or shifts.

    What a weasel.

    This is a warning to Christie of things to come.

    All of his "friends" are going to be sticking political knives in him, while claiming that he was never "really" a Republican, when the endgame comes.

    “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” — Auric Goldfinger

    by LeftHandedMan on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 02:19:04 PM PST

    •  I better have a lot of popcorn in the pantry (0+ / 0-)

      if Christie gets indicted himself down the line.

      There is going to be a conga line of Republicans denouncing and damning him, and the only thing that is in doubt is the exact moment when Fox News says he is a liberal.

      “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” — Auric Goldfinger

      by LeftHandedMan on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 02:21:10 PM PST

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  •  I thought Christie was his boy, LOL too funny (0+ / 0-)

    nosotros no somos estúpidos

    by a2nite on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 02:37:37 PM PST

  •  Watching Hardball just now... (0+ / 0-)

    I think the left are making something from nothing.

    It doesn't mean Guiliani is softening in his support of Christi. Or is saying the PROBABILITY is 50% that Christy made the call.

    The way I understood Giuliani's comment is that Christie either "knew or he didn't." It's like saying there either is a God or there isn't, 50-50, or two choices. That's not the same as claiming the probabilities of the two choices.

    Tempest in a teapot.

    What is so unnerving about the candidacy of Sarah Palin is the degree to which she represents—and her supporters celebrate—the joyful marriage of confidence and ignorance. SAM HARRIS

    by Cpqemp on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 04:16:54 PM PST

    •  THEN he said there's no way to know. (1+ / 0-)
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      THEN he said there may be evidence that will prove that he knew.

      I think he's going senile.

      "Legalizing pot won't make more pot-smokers. It will just make less criminals. - Me

      by AlyoshaKaramazov on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 06:09:42 AM PST

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