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DeePee: I Could Warm Up to Rudy

Presidential candidate and erstwhile New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani paid a visit to our friend John Magnuson’s home in the Wallace suburb of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho the other day to raise money and press the flesh. Because John, who with his lovely partner Holly Houston knows how to throw a serious bash, and also because Rob Elder’s crew from the Hot Rod Cafe were cooking, we joined the festivities at Laissez Faire, John and Holly’s lake place built by the late, great Hank Day. In the unlikely event that Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, fails to win the Republican nomination for president, we could take a yen to Rudy for the simple reason that he is utterly contemptuous of the New York Times. A lesson he learned from Ronald Reagan, Giuliani said, was to read the Times every morning and then just do the opposite of whatever its editorialists urged — DeePee Bond/Wallace Street Journal.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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