Hey, I just got a note from the NY Daily News Voices that they're publishing my letter to the editor. I wonder what Rudy will think of it. Somebody is bound to mention it to him. Hope he doesn't sue me. Even better I wonder what the mobsters will think. They might even love it and invite me down to Sheepshead Bay for a fish dinner with some anisette and a demitasse of expresso.
Check out the cover.
Here's the letter:
Rudy Giuliani has a lot of nerve wearing that American flag on his lapel. It's the same hypocrisy that he displayed in high school. He sat next to me in Mr. Garone's freshman home class at Bishop Loughlin H.S. in Bed-Sty. I went to school one day and found out that Rudy skipped a year. How'd he do it? He wasn't that bright.
Then when he graduated NYU Law School in the mid-sixties where was his patriotism when his country was losing a thousand GIs per month during the TET Offensive. He had his boss send a letter to the Draft Board telling them how indispensable this rookie prosecutor was to the NYC Judicial System. The only Vietnamese War he saw was what Walter Cronkite reported on the nightly news.
Mitt Romney is another phony flag waver, even better than Rudy. After being a hawk most of his student years at BYU, when it was his turn to fight for his country he got lost. He couldn't resist an urgent call to travel to France as a missionary to convert them all to Mormonism. Imagine: the country that gave the world Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, Blaise Pascal, Madame Pompadour and Brigitte Bardot converting to Mormonism! For Mitt's sake everybody conveniently forgot about it.
Did you see the president hugging the flag last week? I wonder if he remembers which foot has the heel spur.
Rich Goscicki author “High School with Rudy Giuliani”
Bishop Loughlin class of 1962