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Thursday, November 8, 2007

Giuliani on Al Qaeda Associate’s Payroll?

posted by on November 8 at 14:49 PM

It sounds crazy (or, if you’re an oppo researcher, too good to be true). But check this out:

How much exactly would it cost to get Rudy Giuliani to holster his overdone 9/11 sanctimony? The government for the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar might have a good idea.

Following earlier reports that Giuliani was still getting paid by the consulting firm he created, Mary Jacoby of the Wall Street Journal sheds light on some potentially problematic sources of Giuliani’s private income. Chief among them is Qatar, the U.S. ally that paid Giuliani Partners for “security advice” regarding their petroleum facilities. The article uncovers a “potential political pitfall” for Giuliani’s candidacy and image given Qatar’s spotty record in fighting Al Qaeda, but it stops short of explicitly addressing an aspect of the business arrangement that could dog Giuliani during his quest for the presidency.

Specifically, the ostensible chief consumer of Giuliani’s security advice in this case would be Qatar’s internal security ministry—currently headed by a known Al Qaeda associate.

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Posted by Carollani | November 8, 2007 2:56 PM

Curious to see how this plays out...

Posted by Ziggity | November 8, 2007 3:11 PM

Won't matter. He's got Pat Robertson's endorsement now. He can't lose.

Posted by SDA in SEA | November 8, 2007 3:24 PM

Let me guess: He was paid $911,000.

Posted by Original Andrew | November 8, 2007 3:24 PM

Now we know why the Red Bushies and their MSM advocates want Guilani to win ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 8, 2007 3:40 PM

I'd still let him fuck me.

Posted by Mr. Poe | November 8, 2007 4:16 PM

Thank you, God. I love it when your sick sense of humor pleases me.

Posted by Gitai | November 8, 2007 7:12 PM

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