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Giuliani defended Clinton terror record last year.

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Earlier today, we highlighted Rudy Giuliani’s claim last night that President Clinton’s mentality towards terrorism in the 1990′s was “don’t react, let things go.” In fact, the record shows just the opposite. And as Greg Sargent notes, Giuliani admitted as much nine months ago:

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani defended Bill Clinton on Wednesday over the former president’s counterterrorism efforts, saying recent criticism on preventing the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is wrong. [...]

The idea of trying to cast blame on President Clinton is just wrong for many, many reasons, not the least of which is I don’t think he deserves it,” Giuliani said.

Steve Benen has more.

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