Fred Thompson and Giuliani Tangle on Gun Issue
The lawsuit has been a lesson in out-of-control government from the get-go. Mayor Bloomberg sent private investigators to make “straw” purchases – illegally buying guns for somebody else. According to the ATF, NY’s illegal “stings” interfered with ongoing investigations of real gun traffickers. . . .
Guliani, who has claimed in the past that gun control was an important reason for crime falling in New York City in the 1990s, responded:
The Giuliani campaign responded. “Those who live in New York in the real world — not on TV — know that Rudy Giuliani’s record of making the city safe for families speaks for itself,” said Katie Levinson, the Giuliani campaign’s communications director. “No amount of political theater will change that.” . . .
For those who want to see some of my past postings on Giuliania and guns see here, here, and here.