Rudy Giuliani, America’s nightmare

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Rudy Giuliani, America’s nightmare

The former New York mayor turns out not to be the most reliable of sidekicks

Henry Mance

I wonder what Donald Trump thought when he saw his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, make a chaotic televised statement last month with hair colouring running slowly down both his cheeks.

The outgoing US president knows nothing about law, but he’s an expert on fake hair. Surely he could see that Giuliani’s train had said farewell to the rails.

The link between Trump and Giuliani is a grimly fascinating aspect of America’s dysfunction. It highlights how that strongest of bonds, the one between attorney and client, can become weirdly perverted...

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