Rudy Giuliani : Newt Gingrich acting like Saul Alinsky

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Thursday that Newt Gingrich was acting like leftist community organizer Saul Alinsky for his criticisms of Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital.

“What the hell are you doing, Newt? I expect this from Saul Alinsky. this is what Saul Alinsky taught Barack Obama, and what you’re saying is part of the reason we’re in so much trouble right now,” said Giuliani on Fox News.

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Alinsky was a writer best known for his book, “Rules for Radicals,” which is said to have influenced Barack Obama’s thinking as a young community organizer.

The New York Republican and 2008 presidential candidate said that he was “shocked” by the line of attack, calling it “ignorant” and “dumb.”

“I’m outraged about what [Newt] and Rick [Perry], who is a very close friend of mine, I’m shocked what they’re doing. It’s ignorant, dumb. It’s building something we should be fighting in America, ignorance of the economic system, playing on the dumbest, most ridiculous ideas about how you grow jobs,” Giuliani said.

“What they’re doing to Mitt right now is totally unfair, and bad for the Republican Party,” he said.

The former mayor said that he had visited China with bill Clinton recently, and quipped that the Chinese “are the real capitalists; they should be teaching capitalism 101 to the American Congress.”

Rudy Giuliani : Newt Gingrich acting like Saul Alinsky

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