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Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism

Giuliani sucker punches Obama on patriotism

In the dustup over Rudy Giuliani saying he doesn't believe that the president loves America, it's a tossup who deserves more to be sent to the woodshed, him or the fellow Republicans who rushed to justify his remark.

The man once called "America's mayor" after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on his city has run for cover. He says now he didn't intend to question President Obama's "motives or the content of his heart" in disagreeing with his nuanced views on American exceptionalism.

But in his original comment, Mr. Guiliani also said of Mr. Obama: "He doesn't love you. And he doesn't love me. He wasn't brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought...