mainstream media versus giuliani: the hit is on?

there’s a whole spate of negative stories about rudy giuliani in the press today.

there’s this one in the ny times: Ground Zero Illnesses Clouding Giuliani’s Legacy

there’s this ap wire story: Giuliani’s clients could pose conflict

there’s this reuters wire story: New Yorkers back Bloomberg over Giuliani in poll

not that i care, because i can’t stand the man and i think he’d make a lousy president.

but it certainly seems that his success has gotten under someone’s skin, and that there’s a concerted effort to knock him back a bit.

maybe it’s just the inevitable backlash against a frontrunner about whom relatively little is known on a national level.

maybe a few compliant, lazy reporters were fed stories by someone with an agenda.

i don’t know. just an observation.