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In an interview airing on "Piers Morgan Tonight" at 9pmET/PT, Rudy Giuliani reacts to Wolf Blitzer's sit-down with President Barack Obama earlier today. "He was elected to straighten out the economy – he's made it much worse," Giuliani tells Piers Morgan. "I think he's been the worst president we've had since before Jimmy Carter. I think Jimmy Carter had a better sense of the economy than Barack Obama does."
Giuliani was also critical of the President for his attacks on Congress: "We want the President of the United States to have his own plan...he has no articulated plan for how to get us out of hte terrible mess we're in." Watch the full interview, as well as interviews with Obama supporter Harvey Weinstein and Penn Jillette.
Rudy Giuliani is an absolute idiot! How can you tolerate his arrogant blabbering. He is simplistic and knows NOTHING.
I LOATHE him!
I SO AGREE WITH YOUR SENTIMENT. THE GUY IS A MORON!!!!
Why does Piers Morgan have this ill informed, rather dumb person on his show???? His words against Pres. Obama are totally ridiculous. One only has to look to Rudy G's campaign in 2007 for the Presidency to see his lack of brain power. Funny, how people with so little in the brain department come out against Barack Obama. They really are just plain envious of this rather articulate, intelligent and accomplished person. Who will continue on as our President in 2012!!!
Piers, why do you talk to these idiots? If you must, why don't you challenge people like Rudy with some facts? Or is it just all entertainment to you?
I second what Maggie said and Piers, what kind of an interview was that when you did not challenge him on any of his lies???
I agree. Why doesn't Piers challenge remarks made by Rudy G.?!!! I know Morgan "adores" Trump (another Obama harsh critic), who is in the same category as Rudy G. ... But, it is only appropriate to question these ultra negative remarks against the President. It does show lack of intelligence on their part and total envy of him!!!! Piers, how hard did you laugh at the remarks made by the President at the Press Club dinner? Think the Pres should do the same for Rudy!!
Didn't Pierce work for Donal Trump ??? It's call bread and butter how ever much you may disposer the man its all about
do$$ars at the end.
JeeZE Regan Bush Big Economic Boosts!!!! Stop these Spin Artists in their tracks. The Biggest/Spenders Contributors to the Debt Reagan and Bushes Stop and Correct them with the Facts!! How many companies have RECORD Profits Quarter after Quarter????
Rudy is a pompous person who knows nothing. NAFTA and globalization of our industries destroyed our economy by allowing corporations to go off shore and take the jobs and tax revenue away while hiding record profits offshore and sending their employees to the unemployment line and exploiting (hiring at the foreign rate) foreign workers.
I'm sick of the way you so called talking heads ask questions of people like Rudy Gulliani and don't follow up. And how about the straw poll. Ron Paul almost tied Michelle Bachmann, 200 vote difference and you only mentioned it much later. You don't bring people the news. You aren't keeping politicians honest. Give us a break, you are nothing but entertainment television. Look at Anderson Cooper now with his stupid ridiculous segment. I used to really respect Anderson, but that has fallen like the President's approval rating.
Piers you allowed Rudy to get away with saying things like we spend too much money and that Obama ruined the economy, no mention of George W. Bush and the two wars he got us into built on lies. Look at the deaths of our American soldiers. What is that worth? Well let's all stop spending too much money and buy only the things we need, food clothing and shelter and let's see how many businesses in America go out of business for lack of customers. If you want to see major major unemployment, then everyone stop buying things you don't need..
Rudy is ignorant of the facts and I wish we would ignore this politician who benefited from the 911 crisis. By the way Rudy, Regan raiesed taxes several times during his presidency and Bush killed the private economy with 2 unfuded wars and the unfunded highly expensive prescription drug benefit (Medicare D). Republicans sole prescription for turning around the ecomomy is more tax cuts and deregulation. Rudy, stop stating mistruths and stick to the real facts. Oh, by the way, Obama's point about the 10 to 1 deal was that they were not willing to compromise on anything. Please return to your home in NYC and stay there!
President Obama inherited a mess that was in the making for over 20 years and Piers you say he should own it now. He has only been in office 3 years and you think we should be out of this 16 trillion dollar mess? Wow, I wish I could get out a 20 + years of making a mess and be out in 3 years. Get real....
I know you like Rudy, but if you’re going to have him on to comment on the presidents record and the state of the US economy then maybe you take the time to also challenge him on the record of the Republicans and the effect of their “ No to anything proposed by Obama or democrat policy” on the US economy and the unemployed.
That interview was BS.
Rudy Giuliani just demonstrated what is wrong with U.S. politics. His comments regarding not raising tax on the wealthy because we should not give the government more money to spend is stupid. Does he (and all politicians) not understand the cost of debt and how debt is currently the global plague. Yes, stop the government spending beyond their means but also raise tax and put the additional revenue towards paying down the debt.
How can Obama execute his plans when you have a Republican Congress that will do anything to block his agenda? McConnel stated as his top priority was to make Obama a one time president. You add to this unpatriotic position that the conservative right never ever accepted Obama as our President is willing to tank our economy in any way possible to make Obama a one time President. We can only hope that Americans will see the evil mentality of the Tea Party and the conservative right and throw them out of office so that the Progressives can have control of Congress and put America on the correct path for growth, opportunity and equality.
In New York State drugs found during a Terry Frisk naocnt be used against that person in charging them with a drug crime (though they will be confiscated). Of course from the police perspective there are sketchy ways of getting around that, but it's still a good start.
I have to say Piers that your interview with Giuliani was horrible. You never called him on any of the vitriolic, partisan rubbish that he spewed towards the President. Rudy Giuliani was a lame duck mayor on Sep 10th, 2001. The American people forget that, but we, the residents of NYC don't. Like most of the Republicans, he sells fear and smear, gloom and doom, "government bad" nonsense. The fact that he still gets political mileage from the 9/11 tragedy and you give him a platform to just spew with no ideas, is simply appalling. In American politics in the year 2011 it's the party with the best P.R. campaign that wins. Ideas that will benefit America and our place in a globalized world our useless.
Harvey Weinsten is such an idiot! Lol Sorry Morgan your news cast is so one sided.
Piers, why don't you be quiet and let your guests speak? You ask a question and when they try to answer, you interrupt and give YOUR answer–I don't give a rip what YOU think, I'm watching to find out what your GUEST thinks. Take the ego down a notch, will you? Do you WATCH back the tapes? Check out the Howard Stern interview! I thought that was because you were still "new"...but now you're doing the same to Penn G.! And you just said you want to "shut him up"! That was just rude. You have great guests and ask good questions, but you're awful at the "listening" part of the interview, and frankly, that's the most important aspect of the interview.
Please make a "note to self" as you arrive at work each evening:
Your job is to be a good interviewer, which inherently means that you should be a good LISTENER to your guests. Your tendency to constantly interrupt and want to state your own opinions is annoying, and leads to the obvious question: Are you there to interview yourself, or to interview your GUEST? Because, if your primary goal is to interview yourself, then your show is really not very interesting.
Dumb & Dummer
It's unfortunate that America is one of the most resist countries in the world to-date. The current political environment is a testimony to that, all the rhetoric about Obama being unable to lead, or worse off in economics than President Carter, or the biased comment that Obama is addicted to spending; all these statements are signs of a people who either lake the political intellect and wisdom or are more irritated by the color of his skin. Because of that, it doesn’t matter what good he does, simply because he is black, to them, he is not good enough.
• It is a fact that he inherited the worst economic environment ever,
• It is a fact that the stimulus package slowed down the economic free fall
• It is a fact that he assassinated Osama Bin Laden a man that we have been seeking for more than a decade now. Obama comes finds him and eliminates him. The media coverage on the death of Osama was ran for less than a week. If it was a white President, we could be seeing those reruns even right now until Election Day next year.
• It is a fact that Obama has developed better relations with other leaders and has left Americans viewed with a much positive image out there.
I can go on and on, but, the white man in America does not believe that this country should be run by a Black man. Obama is probably the most academically intelligent candidate than all his opponents. But because he is Black, he is not good enough.
Most Black people know this Man has a lot on his plate there are those that drink the water. while,most whites can't remember nothing nor listen very well. To blame this President for what wrong with America not only say a lot about it people. How mess up we are trying to be so perfect, let be real we defending this President while you have nut cases like Rudy and Michele Bachhan Sara Plain and the rest of the GOP can not for there life bring on the truth and speck to smart people, That listen not talking points and lies. I don't respect anyone who play with truth.. Bless you keep this up we need more people to come out on line to fight for this President. The battle use to be in the streets now it online ..
I could not agree more! Thank you! What is for me very difficult to understand is that many people do not see these facts. What do they want? A dumb person for President? Well, then they do have a lot of choices in the GOP/TP!
I could not have said it better. I know there are Republicans who know better and somehow are imtimidated, which leads me to question the strength of that party.
How much fun it is to read about Sterling NY, the town I visited as a child with my laimfy. My grandfather was Hugh B Dugan and my father was Hugh Carlyle Dugan and my brother is Sloane Dugan. So many laimfy names! Such fun we had hopping in Grandpa Dugan’s old car where we could peek through the floor boards and see the ground on our way to to Uncle Allen and Aunt Francis’s farm. Good stuff for a little “city girl” living in Nutley NJ.Thanks for such fond memories,Susan Dugan Burgermaster
As a liberal you expect the government(wealthy taxpayers) to help the poor. When Penn asked if you were personally helping it was very apparent you weren't.
Piers Morgan is just another revolting socialist. After Guilliani spoke he used the time with Penn Gillette to vent and spew his socialism as if it hasn't failed enough already. He angrily argued we need higher taxes and more government. I heartily disagree and I'm in the group he claims to care about.
This time CNN actually hired an imported European socialist to waste an hour every night shouting down guests and trying to make them agree with HIS viewpoints on the AMERICAN economy rather than allow his guests to speak?
This is what's wrong with our news channels today and this new journalism that only vents its opinions. It's NOT about learning about Americans and what we want or understanding what actually works in the real world; it's about these liberal thought police in the elite liberal classes spending hours of cable time pretending to be objective when all they care about is making America spend more money on failed socialist policies. Europe is struggling under the stupidity of socialism, the hard workers of Germany and elsewhere are paying for the Greeks to take early retirement and not work, and the EU is in for troubled times ahead of which Morgan seems blissfully unaware. I'm not willing to wake up after the Europeans fail miserably with what's begun to fail here as well. We've been successful and the world should be learning from our successes, not we from their failures.
CNN unleashes another Leftist to shove these failed ideas down our throats?
I'm exhausted with these buffoons. I've left the Democratic Party since they left the moderate viewpoint in favor of failed Far Left policies that have destroyed the poor people of this country.
Look it up, when the economy is roaring African Americans and poor people have jobs, money, lower crime and better lives. America needs to get rid of the big spending and the bloated government going through trillions every day on bills they don't even read! Heck, even the President of Mexico and leaders of China have said so about our ridiculous spending on CNN and elsewhere.
Only liberal Hollywood, elite journalists and the far Left socialists are intent on bringing us to our knees.
Also, I'm offended Piers said he didn't care if the middle class of this country struggles. The under class and middle class are in peril together– we're in the same class that we go back and forth between– it's these stupid liberal millionaires who do not get this country at all. Fame through face time doesn't teach you much about real world job creation. If a billionaire or millionaire wants to volunteer to give his/her money to the gov't I don't care. But don't dare volunteer the rest of us for more socialism and misery.
Here is one of the best cases of listing points, no facts to state his case and pure ideology from some one who make a quarter of a million a years what to thumb there noise at the rest of us that work for a living.. The problem with this person is that you can't tell them how wrong they are.
I know President Obama is generally seen in a positive light by CNN, but lately you would not know it. Piers, you are probably the most positive and honest about Obama, but lets spread the word around the station. I watch CNN for its integrity, honesty, and minimal sensationalism. Don't disappoint me. Let's hear it a bit more for the man who will go down in history as possibly the greatest president ever.
What planet are you on??? This man is the poorest excuse for a president EVER. I am astounded at the number of liberal idiots in our country today. The Democratic party is no where near the party it was in my Grandfathers day....but back then those people had a little common sense. Not any more...all you have is people like Pelosi who have to pass a bill to find out what's in it and an arrogant president who signs it into law without reading it. But then what should I expect from a man who thinks we have 57 states? Piers fits right in with the politically correct and getting funnier every day crowd. Keep trying to blame this mess on everyone else...but never obummer...and we'll see you in 2012. I wish Allen West would run...possibly the only man who could kick obummers butt without you sissy libs trying to play the race card. On second thought ...you would anyway....
You have the nerve to bring in Rudy?? you could have done much better then this fruit cake, Tell Rudy to run for Governor See if he can win that one he could not win Florida. So what make him think he can talk about anyone he is nothing but a one blow hard, What a wast of time for your show
Pears....please correct this circus Rudy guy when he blames Obama or makes some smart comments of economy and makes fake bs comments. Please when u interview this guy...have someone from other side at the same time to catch his lies. Joker like junk.....I would like Rudy the HotShot to run against Obama....plz insist him. All the craps around the world or the problems for America is somehow created by the Rebublicans:)
Its also amazes me how come so Super Nation like USA can go crazy or even think about choosing a Candidate like Buchman or Palin...or Perry....come on...you have better peoples to run the party and the country. On a impartial perception.....I guess Obama came for USA as a President is an Angel coming to earth to save the sorry ignorant butts...so thank him please.
Ask Rudy what he thinks of Ron Paul. I got a good idea what he'll say. You know, I'd like to see Pierce and Ron Paul face off in debate. That I would actually tune in for. For now I'm boycotting CNN, Fox News and MSNBC for the obvious lack of Ron Paul. I mean Michelle Bachmann only beat him by nine-tenths of a percent and Iowa is her home state! Is that newsworthy for a guy that Washington and the mainstream media has dubbed unelectable even though cnn did a poll which actually showed that Mr. Paul beating Obama. Why wouldn't news media cover this guy. Ooh, Because he doesn't represent the status quo like its done us so well thus far. Hey Pierce you should have him on it would show some gumption!!! RON PAUL 2012 we can take OBAMA!!!
What a joke. You are not allowed to write a book unless it is the theory of everything. Answers all questions.
Stephen Hawking: God NOT Needed For Creation.
I guess Piers knows better.
i just wanted to interject and say thanks your Mr Morgan for your fair interview of Ron Paul – you truly are an honorable man! Thank you!!
RON pAUL IS A "jEWEL"..BUT gIULIANI IS A jERKO,,PERIOD...HE'S WAY OFF BASE..IDIOT ....
The Economic Crash of 2008 was during the "Bush Watch" due to the Texas style GOP economic plan. The bailout was conceived under the Bush Administration. Obama got the ball after Bush economics destroyed the World Economy.
After the Bankers were bailed out the GOP had enough economic revival. Next the GOP caused a down grade of USA credit rating, increasing interest rate again for the benefit of the Bankers not the American people. Pretending to limit the debt the GOP increased the debt by increasing the interest rate shipping off more tax payer funds to Bankers without any increase in public services.
When you start a fire you have to keep adding kindling and keep fanning the flames. Only bailing out the Bankers will not recover the economy; it only allowed the Bankers enough solvency to continue foreclosures. The so called Bush tax cuts only shifted the tax burden onto today's economy actually extending the debt, increasing the debt instead of creating jobs. What creates jobs in America is Consumer Demand not draining the wealth of America for the benefit of foreign investors many of whom are Islamic Jihadists.
George Bush out sourced the American Economy to Communist China.
George Bush out sourced supplying American military to Communist China and got substandard body armor etc.
George Bush spent 8 years in Iraq with ZERO benefit for America and great benefit for his kissing buddies in Saudi Arabia.
The last thing we need in America is another Texas Governor on the take from and for foreign Investors from Saudi Arabia and Al Qaeda.
I think it's great to have people like Giuliani on your show, but if you're not going to challenge your guests when all they have to say is blatantly misleading, then all you're doing is providing a loudspeaker for nonsense, and your show is going to become irrelevant. It was very discouraging to listen to someone as incisive and perceptive as you not take Giuliani to task by flagging his hypocrisy and deception masquerading as informed opinion. I expected more from you.
I am so tired of everybody down grading Obama he was put into office after all the years of presidents messing up. How can Guiliani say he took over New York and changed it compare to being president of the United States. REALLY....I also agree with the fact he should say something about the republicans because they are the problem in the office now. People expect him to change things over night. When the last president messed it up over years. I wish people stop criticizing him for criticizing Bush, because he messed it up. People need to realize the good things he have done.
Nice to read comments from sane people, we are probably more than the media asumes.
New rule, I refuse to watch anyone who is part of the machine that provides a platform for biased, slanderous pseudo commentators for hire. Americans, please wake up, Piers Morgan is part of the propaganda machine that will be hacking your phones next. Hacking, not to uncover a real story but to manufacture it, control it, sell it back to you and than dissect it and have a guest for hire like Guiliani a chance to be the expert and promulgate his propaganda machine. It's boring and predictable. Thanks but no thanks! Stop the propaganda machine today.
This will be the the LAST TIME I watch this British know nothing wind bag. He started his show by stating that 34% of Americans disapproved of the the job Obama is doing though he NEVER cited his sources. I'm a Republican and I didn't vote for the guy but I know it isn't entirely his fault and YES we need to raise taxes to balance the budget...Shame on the once editor of a major newspaper in the UK. Talk-show or not he should cite his resources for credibility. He bad mouth the US though he isn't talking about the situation in the UK... It's this type of reporting that is killing our country.. Be more responsible CNN.
Totally in agreement with you!
I just wanted to let you know that I am not going to watch P. Morgan anymore, I loved Larry King, and he asked questions and listened. P. Morgan only wants to hear his own voice, does not let anyone else talk. He is boring and sounds like a 14 year old boy trying to impress. I never write in these comments, but please put someone smart like Larry or Anderson. I watch CNN all day long and can't stand Piers Morgan. Please, Please, bring on some brains, we all need it.
I thought Piers would have realized by this time how obnoxious his interruptions are, but he's a slow learner in that department. He is inconsiderate of the guest and the TV audience.
Actually Paul lost by 152 (ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY TWO) Votes. While BACHMANN BOUGHT ALL HER VOTES BUT YOU MORONS AREN'T GOING TO TALK ABOUT THAT ARE YOU.
Do you want to know what this country is so screwed up and headed for disaster, just read all of the above comments, the reason Piers didnt throwback at Rudy was because everything he said was true, there is absoutley know way to deny that.
Obama has and will be considered the worst president of all time, thats fact, His spending is out of control, he doesnt have a clue on what he is doing, i challenge everyone of you, look in the mirror and try to convince yourself that Obama is doing a good job, try to convince yourself that Obama is keeping unemployment down, try to convince yourself that Obama has the economy booming, one last thing, try to convince yourself that he will get re-elected.
i guarantee you that know one will be able to convince even there own REFLECTION.
get yourself educated, join the real world and wake up, and say 3 little words, STOP THE SPENDING !!!!!!!!!
Giuliani doesn't have a normal relationship w/his children,,sad,,,
Giuliani is absolutely right, and Piers, thanks for hosting this interview. Barack Obama is the worst mistake America should never have made. He's gotten our economy into a rotten mess riding on the back of shallow personal charisma. But then again, this is how you play the political game. And this game is costly: it's a pathetic charade and a waste of the world's money.
The far right seems to harbor hatred and listen to lies because they like the sound of them, not that they are based on facts. If you are going to post on the Internet for all to see, you may want to be a bit more mature in your opinions.
Thank god Rudy the sneering psycho never made in past the debates in 2008. This guy exudes hostility in a way that a New York jail cell smells of p- and blood and worse.
You could certainly see your enthusiasm in the paintings you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers like you who aren't afraid to say how they believe. All the time follow your heart. "There are only two industries that refer to their customers as users." by Edward Tufte.
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