“When the world wavered, and history hesitated, Rudy never did.”
That’s what a narrator says in a voice-over in Rudy’s latest campaign ad. The ad, running in Florida, is his first to use actual 9/11 video footage. Let’s not even parse the meaning of “history hesitated” but the “world wavered”? Isn’t that a tad bit insulting to the people who died that day? First responders and ordinary citizens who acted bravely in the face of horror?
For a little perspective, there’s always Rudy’s Five Big Lies About 9/11