After Giuliani’s Barbara Walters misstep (when he said his wife Judi would sit in on Cabinet Meetings before a quick retraction) this doesn’t look good.
Susan Edelman, of the New York Post, reports that Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan-based business, “Giuliani Partners”
consulted his wife Judith on bioterrorism after 9/11, and considered her “an expert we rely on…”
Check out this 2003 Daphne Barak interview, with Rudy and “Chemical Judi” here.
Rudy’s strong point, as you know, is his toughness on terror, but having this third wife as a “bioterrorism expert” does nothing to reinforce his image. It also demonstrates that a candidate’s personal life can effect their policies as leader, contrary to what some of our GOP candidates might have us believe.