When people used to say that Giuliani might run for President, I'd snark, "Cool. Which party?"
I thought Giuliani was such an incredible (i.e. non-credible) GOP candidate that he didn't have a chance. Now I'm starting to worry.
First, I would have thought he'd have disappeared by now. So I've still been insisting that there was no way he could win the GOP primaries. But I've reconsidered the math, and now I'm worried.
Giuliani is the most liberal candidate by far. He's not the nuttiest; Ron Paul has that distinction. But he is by far the most liberal.
So naturally "moderates" go for him. But I've been hearing a distressing amount of professedly conservative Republicans say they intend to vote for Giuliniani in the primary.
Now, couple that with the fact that we have one, two, three, four, at least five more conservative candidates still in the race.
While people keep getting excited if Huckabee blips, or Romney maintains, or Hunter "surges" a decimal point or two, they need to break out their calculators and face facts.
The conservative vote may end up divided at least five different ways!
Who does that benefit? Giuliani.
And that benefits Hillary!, because you can argue all you want, but you just aren't going to get many values-voters to vote for Giuliani, much less work for him.