Saturday, September 29, 2007

Olbermann: $9.11 Fundraiser Is "Morbid Proof" Giuliani Is Exploiting 9/11 [VIDEO]

Posted by Adam Howard at 9:45 AM on September 27, 2007.

Writer Jonathan Alter says, "His springboard is this tragic event...and there's something that's just a little bit tasteless about that."
Olbermann: $9.11 Fundraiser Is

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As we've reported earlier, Giuliani supporters are holding a $9.11 a head event to raise money for his 2008 campaign in a crass attempt to cash in on the most infamous event in his background. In the clip to your right Keith Olbermann and writer Jonathan Alter from Newsweek discuss the fallout or lack thereof from this action.

"I think the Onion had it right," Alter concluded. "He's running to be president of 9/11. Nobody who's been a mayor, Keith, has ever gone directly from mayor to president. ... His springboard is this tragic event, this horrible attack on this country, and there's something that's just a little bit tasteless about trying to do that."

Check out the video to your right for more.


Tagged as: giuliani, 9/11, election08

Adam Howard is the editor of PEEK.

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