And it wasn't to the gun grabbing contingent this time:
In July, Rudy Giuliani swore he would never back Red Sox
Thursday, October 25th 2007, 1:30 PMMaybe the Devil made him do it.
Presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani declared himself a Red Sox fan on Tuesday, but as recently as last summer he vowed never to trade his Yankee soul to the Sox - even for the White House.
Last July, The Providence Journal asked the former mayor this fateful question: If the Devil said you can be President if you become a Red Sox fan, would you do it?
"I'm a Yankee fan," Giuliani replied then. "I always believe it's a sign of my being straight with people, about not wanting to fool them, that I was one of the first mayors to be willing to say I was a Yankee fan."
He went on to say he had "great respect" for true Red Sox fans, but as for becoming a Red Sox cheerleader in a Devil's bargain, "Probably that's a deal I could not make," he said.
Giuliani sounded a different note on Tuesday as he stumped through New Hampshire, a loyal province of the Red Sox Nation and home to the first presidential primary.
"I will be rooting for the Red Sox because I am an American League fan," he told a group of reporters, most of them local. "In this case, you won the division and we lost."
For helping to show Giuliani for what he really is in ways his 2nd Amendment betrayal never could...