As New York mayor, Rudy Giuliani billed obscure city agencies for tens of thousands of dollars in security expenses amassed during the time when he was beginning an extramarital relationship with future wife Judith Nathan in the Hamptons, according to previously undisclosed government records.
Steve Benen thinks, a bit optimistically, I think, that this is the end of Rudy. I dunno. Maybe his prostate cancer will pop back up again, like the last time it was looking like he had to face She Who Must Not Be Named.
Actually, I think it will be the end of Rudy, but not for any reason that Steve Benen mentions. It's the end of Saint Rudy of 9/11, because he has now been replaced by Hamptons Rudy. Americans can take the financial scandal - isn't Rudy just a colorful charactuh out of the Sopranos? But the spite voters can't take Hamptons Rudy. The Hamptons is that hated place where Barbra Streisand holds fund-raisers for Hillary Clinton, attended by Steven Spielberg and other evil Hollywood