josebach wrote:Weird, huh? He's pretty liberal for a Republican.
I heard a story once - don't know if it's true - that he was either actually a Dem or going to be a Dem, but something happened that caused him to dislike the party's power, so he went Republican.
Like I said, don't know if it's true or not...
It's true of both Giuliani and current NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg. Giuliani campaigned for Bobby Kennedy in 1968 and was a registerd Democrat until the mid-70's. When Reagan was elected in 1980, he conveniently became a Republican thereby opening doors in the Department of Justice.
Bloomberg was a lifelong Democrat before switching to the Republicans just prior to his first run for mayor. Like Giuliani, he's definitely not your typical conservative Republican. A couple of months ago he left the Republicans and is now registed as an Independent.