And Giuliani’s personal life is less than exemplary. He’s been married three times, and his penchant for goofball humor, including public cross-dressing, compares unfavorably with other GOP candidates.
Giuliani heads to Dover, New Hampshire this week to headline a major GOP fundraiser. It could turn out to be a perfect venue for him to announce his candidacy.
If Giuliani polls well in head-to-head match-ups with President Obama, I’ll be the first to extol the merits of his candidacy. I might even vote for him.
But not unless he agrees to get into the race before Super Tuesday.
Stewart J. Lawrence is a Washington, D.C.-based public policy analyst who writes frequently on immigration and Latino affairs. He is also founder and managing director of Puentes & Associates, Inc., a bilingual survey research and communications firm.