“Saul Alinsky,” he said, lying through his gritty teeth, “believed in basically the peaceful overthrow of the United States government…”
So there he is - Saul Alinsky - popping out from a story of unrequited love as told by a man in need.
What are we to make of this?
We can only speculate along with the good former mayor about who really loves who and why. What was Rudy exposed to early in his childhood that predisposed him to fabricate boogeymen? What psychic damage bound him for aspirational disappointment? Why now in the twilight remnant of a political career return Saul Alinsky to center stage in a right wing meme projectile?
Only his Shadow knows for sure.