Rangel Endorses Giuliani-Kerik Ticket

Congressman Charlie Rangel said today he would support a Rudy Giuliani - Bernie Kerik ticket. He was joking.

Political observers say Giuliani's relationship with Kerik could be a problem if the former mayor goes ahead with a run for president.

Gee, you think? Here's some TalkLeft background on Rudy and Bernie. More here and here.

What a pair. Under their administration, Jeanine Pirro probably would be Attorney General. (Not to be confused with Jeanette Pinero.)

There must be a role for Judith Regan in here someplace. What cabinet post would Rudy and Bernie award her?

From the New York Post, Dec. 2004:

WHEN titian-haired publishing titan Judith Regan took up with former top cop Bernard Kerik, she thought she’d met her match. And vice versa.

But the illicit relationship came tumbling down, a friend of Regan’s told me, not when she discovered her married lover had another mistress. It ended horribly after Regan learned Kerik’s wife was pregnant.

After that jolting discovery, Regan ? as volatile, driven and foul-mouthed as any man ? began using other words to describe her lover. …

The yearlong affair, which began as Regan prepared to publish Kerik’s memoir, was an open secret in town. Yet Regan used a “beard” ? a male friend with whom she pretended to be involved. …

Since the news broke of their affair, said the friend, Regan has been “hysterical.” …“I don’t want to see him pulled apart,” she said.

Her friend replied, “Why the hell is she protecting him after all this?”

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    Great Call (none / 0) (#1)
    by squeaky on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 06:49:29 PM EST
    Rangel has been flexing his rhetorical muscles to great effect lately. The call for a draft is right up there with this one.

    Unfortunately for Guiliani, Kerik is his running mate whether or not he is on the ballot.

    I really would love to see him go for it. Watching his head explode as each bit of his nasty past hits him in the face would be a great show.

    It'll be a great double act (none / 0) (#2)
    by Edger on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 06:52:26 PM EST
    We can watch them shoot each other in the foot. :-)

    How about (none / 0) (#3)
    by aw on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 07:37:13 PM EST
    There must be a role for Judith Regan in here someplace. What cabinet post would Rudy and Bernie award her?

    Meat inspector

    post for Judith Regan (none / 0) (#4)
    by scribe on Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 07:51:48 PM EST
    WH Director of Protocol

    i'm thinking more along the lines of (none / 0) (#6)
    by cpinva on Tue Dec 19, 2006 at 08:52:59 AM EST
    "idiot savant" for ms. regan. what a group, really.

    again, i am forced to ask why people insist on watching made up drama on cheesy tv soap operas, when the real thing is far more entertaining?

    i submit a revival of the famous "road" movies is in order here:

    rudy: bing crosby
    bernie: bob hope
    judith: dorothy lamour

    "the road to the white house": enjoy the wacky antics as our 3 heroes stumble their way to washington.