As Rudy Giuliani exits the race, we thought we’d go back in the Press Time files and find our favorite Rudy moments:

GOP Debate Live Blog, May 15:

9:30: Gilmore says he’s going to talk about liberals in the GOP primary, but he doesn’t want to name names. Listen Jim, even if Rudy has ties with the mafia (and I’m not saying he does), I’m sure he didn’t bring them with him.

Rudy In Charleston: Behind the Scenes, May 16:

A class of second graders was at the event and Rudy asked a few of them what they wanted to be when they grew up. Two students said they wanted to be doctors, leading Giuliani to joke that they should practice together, unintentionally suggesting these two second-graders play doctor.

News Wrap, Oct. 16:

Rudy Giuliani says we’ll be ready for an alien invasion. Oh, that’s the aliens those conservatives are upset about.

Rudy’s Angry Face, Nov. 2:

One thing that the internet has provided is a venue for soulless graphic designers to pick the most menacing picture of a political opponent and give it that extra nudge toward Crazy Town. Here’s a few examples using Rudy Giuliani:

From Mitt Romney:

Rudy Campaign Gets Rough With Lowcountry Reporters, Nov. 30:


Giuliani, who is normally friendly to reporters, bristled past them, and campaign staffers were unusually physical in keeping the press away. Several campaign aides told campaign reporters to return to the press area, and some of his security detail manhandled reporters. On other occasions, reporters have been free to video Giuliani as he is shaking hands and signing autographs after events, and he often informally takes questions from reporters.

News Wrap, Jan. 2:

• Rudy Giuliani calls for troop surge in Afghanistan. We call for a cashier surge at our McDonalds.

News Wrap, Jan. 15:

• Man arrested in case of missing N.Y. woman who vanished in Florida. Don’t worry, Rudy fans. It was not the woman pictured here.

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