Hugh Hewitt recently polled his readers regarding potential candidates for 2008, and not surprisingly, Rudolf Giuliani did very well.
. It’s not too much to ask that our elected officials – whom we pay with our tax dollars, and whom we trust to have the prudence and good judgment to make wise decisions on our behalf – have clear moral standards that will guide their personal, as well as professional, behavior. Nor is it too much to expect that those standards will be the fairly traditional, monogamous ones to which millions of normal, hardworking Americans adhere, through an informal social consensus derived from our common religious heritage...
The Founding Fathers didn’t create a system with a ruling class free to set and then live by its own elite rules, brazenly resorting to deceit when they disregard community standards."
She voices support for the thrice married Rudy, who carried on two extra-marital affairs while living in Gracie Mansion, where his legal wife and children also lived. (His children learned of their soon-to-be step-mother from a televised press conference)While still married, he quite literally paraded his mistress around the city, marching with her instead of his wife in the traditional St. Patrick's Day Parade. Yes, that conservative St. Patrick's Day Parade, where Gay people are unwelcome, but adulterers and their mistresses are.
So how come all those "value voters" who read Hugh Hewitt, seem to like New York's Mayor Amoral?