October 5, 2016

WHERE DO YOU GO TO GET YOUR REPUTATION BACK AFTER BEING PRO-TRUMP?:

So Rudy Giuliani Really Wants to Go Out Like This? : Once upon a time, righteous Rudy went after Trump's friends and insisted that paying taxes is an obligation. How and why did he enter Alex Jones territory? (Harry Siegel, 10.05.16, Daily Beast)

There was the time the lawman charged boxing huckster and longtime Donald Trump partner Don King with hiding his personal income behind his eponymous promotional business to dodge taxes, and tried to send him to jail for 46 years.

The time he went at Roy Cohn for the millions that the Joe McCarthy henchman turned Trump mentor had hidden by pretending that he had no personal income, but only what was memorably described in the Daily News as a "giant untaxable expense account to carry on with the business of being Roy Cohn, celebrity person."

The time he charged the Manhattan real-estate mogul who'd bragged that "only the little people pay taxes," and sent the Queen of Mean to prison.

"If you reflect on it, there are very few things that our government asks of its citizens in exchange for all the blessings of living here," the lawman said: pays taxes and obey the law.

"Unfortunately," he went on, "there are some wealthy people who do not understand this."

And the time he ran a TV ad ripping a politician who'd failed to file his taxes in some years and then tried to hide that fact. "Haven't we had enough with city officials who wait until they get caught to obey the law?" a voice intoned, over a shot of IRS forms. "Think about it. Would you be a candidate for mayor if you didn't pay your taxes?"

Now, Rudy Giuliani, lawman gone deplorable, is calling Donald Trump "an economic genius" for finding a way to book a clean billion dollars in losses in a single year--incredibly, that's 2 percent of all the losses reported in all the tax returns in America in 1995, when the economy was humming under a President Clinton.



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