Will Rudy Shine?

Giuliani hopes to erase the first four weeks of the campaign with one big win in Florida

Eric Thayer / The New York Times

Rudy Giuliani, 0 for 4 so far, campaigns in Miamis Little Havana neighborhood

Rudy Giuliani has been running for President in a blur--literally. He needs his eyeglasses to see distance, but at most events he won't wear them. Instead, he rattles through his stump speech--tax cuts increase revenue, beware of Hillary Clinton, remember 9/11--while gazing into a fuzzy void. The spectacles come on only briefly, during question time, so he can make eye contact with his inquisitors.

This is ironic because Giuliani has run the most strategically farsighted campaign in the Republican field. When he came in fifth in Iowa, he hardly flinched. "We put our emphasis on other places," he said. When a...

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