While giving speeches on the campaign trail, answering debate questions, or just about any time he opens his mouth, presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani spouts facts and figures like a buttoned-up accountant. A further investigation of Giuliani's numbers by The New York Times, however, indicates that he's spouting figures like a drunk, cocaine-addicted accountant.
Among his untruths: that New York was the only city in America that had a reduction in crime every single year since 1994 (Chicago, too makes this claim), and that during his term city spending went down 7% (it actually went up 3.7%, a 10.7% differential).
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