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Tacky---Giuliani party seeks $9.11 per person
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By LIBBY QUAID, Associated Press Writer 48 minutes ago
A spokeswoman for Rudy Giuliani says it is unfortunate that a supporter throwing a party that aims to raise $9.11 per person for the Republican's presidential campaign is asking for that amount.

Abraham Sofaer is having a fundraiser at his Palo Alto, Calif., home on Wednesday, when Giuliani backers across the country are participating in the campaign's national house party night.

But Sofaer said he had nothing to do with the "$9.11 for Rudy" theme.

"There are some young people who came up with it," Sofaer said when reached by telephone Monday evening. He referred other questions to Giuliani's campaign.

"I'm just providing support for him. He's an old friend of mine," Sofaer said of Giuliani.

Sofaer was a State Department adviser under President Reagan and is a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. Federal election data indicates Sofaer has given nearly $50,000 to Republican causes and candidates, including Giuliani, since 1995.

Giuliani spokeswoman Maria Comella said: "These are two volunteers who acted independently of and without the knowledge of the campaign. Their decision to ask individuals for that amount was an unfortunate choice."

According to the invitation, "$9.11 for Rudy" is an "independent, non-denominational grass-roots campaign to raise $10,000 in small increments to show how many individual, everyday Americans support 'America's Mayor.'"

Giuliani was mayor of New York during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

No, he was? I did not know that.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070925/ap_po/giuliani_hous... ;_ylt=AhXo6gq3sgiBWwoigSCeF1hh24cA
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  -Tacky---Giuliani party seeks $9.11 per person chimpsrsmarter  Sep-25-07 07:29 AM   #0 
  - Everything he does is tacky, from this, to having his wife call him, to  babylonsister   Sep-25-07 07:31 AM   #1 
  - yup and nothing is unscripted or unplanned so you know someone knew about  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 07:34 AM   #3 
  - Oh. My. God.  cali   Sep-25-07 07:33 AM   #2 
  - these people should be KO's "worst persons in the world" tonight imo, no the  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 07:39 AM   #6 
     - really and truly they should n/t  cali   Sep-25-07 07:46 AM   #7 
  - He blew the response to 9/11  panader0   Sep-25-07 07:34 AM   #4 
  - Well how could Rudy respond properly when there were all those TV cameras??  KurtNYC   Sep-25-07 08:00 AM   #15 
  - repulsive  maddezmom   Sep-25-07 07:34 AM   #5 
  - Was he mayor during 9/11? I hadn't noticed.  Canuckistanian   Sep-25-07 07:49 AM   #8 
  - well he's made a ton of money off of a national tragedy, does that count?  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 07:50 AM   #9 
  - Its not tacky, it's diqusting that he is using the deaths of so many to attempt to win votes...these  AuntPatsy   Sep-25-07 07:50 AM   #10 
  - i was torn over a thread title--"Oh no he didn't" "Disgusting" "Douchebag"  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 07:52 AM   #11 
  - Oh my GOD!!  Sparkly   Sep-25-07 07:54 AM   #12 
  - Rudy is milking it like a dead cow.  YOY   Sep-25-07 07:54 AM   #13 
  - appalling . . . absolutely, totally appalling . . . the man is brainless . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Sep-25-07 07:58 AM   #14 
  - This used to be called "Waving the bloody flag."  losthills   Sep-25-07 08:05 AM   #16 
  - Ol' 'cash in on disaster' rudy....what a pimp  spanone   Sep-25-07 08:06 AM   #17 
  - Young people came up with the idea  formercia   Sep-25-07 08:11 AM   #18 
  - That fits - he's as tacky as they come.  Lastlaughin08   Sep-25-07 08:18 AM   #19 
  - Why don't they just dig up the bodies of some of the 9/11 victims to display at campaign events?  baldguy   Sep-25-07 08:41 AM   #20 
  - you know it wouldn't surprise if someone over there at Douche bag central  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 08:43 AM   #21 
  - They can prop them up next to Saint Ronny the Reagan...n/t  Virginia Dare   Sep-25-07 08:44 AM   #22 
  - Republicans Use 9/11 As If It Were Some Kind of Achievement  Yavin4   Sep-25-07 08:44 AM   #23 
  - Seems fitting..  SoCalDem   Sep-25-07 08:53 AM   #24 
  - What Are They Serving? Happy Meals? n/t  Wiley50   Sep-25-07 08:54 AM   #25 
  - kick for the afternoon shift.  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-25-07 11:42 AM   #26 
  - This ranks right up there with the purple heart band aids.  EOO   Sep-25-07 12:04 PM   #27 
  - Ghouliani sure likes to ride that 911 horse hard.  youthere   Sep-25-07 12:21 PM   #28 
  - Can we dig up some actual 9/11 victims for him to use as props?  american_typeculture   Sep-25-07 12:32 PM   #29 
 

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