Presidential Candidate George Pataki Attends Multiple Jewish Events In NY And NJ

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

As of yesterday, the GOP had 14 presidential hopefuls vying for the Republican Party’s nomination next July in Cleveland. Though if you ask attendees at yesterday’s highly successful Chai Lifeline event in NY & town-hall-style ‘meet & greet” later that day in Teaneck, they’ll tell you the party actually has 13 hopefuls and one very sure thing. His name? Former NYS Governor George Pataki.

The Governor, who entered the race in late May, has been connecting with both voters and donors via a campaign style that brings to mind the legendary campaign he ran in 1994 when he beat 3 time incumbent NYS Governor and the Democratic party’s poster boy Mario Cuomo. “When it comes to campaigning, the Governor is about people not polling–when he connects with someone, there’s no margin of error, or demographic sample to consider–the voter senses they’re dealing with someone who is “real” and shares their hopes and concerns for our country and it’s allies” explained an aide.

“Additionally he thrives on proving the conventional wisdom and polling wrong. In 1994 he was an upstate Republican that literally came out of nowhere to challenge...

View the full article with photos on The YESHIVA World here.

People Over Politics.

  • The current Republican field cries out for a shakeup . . . Do not underestimate [Pataki] . . . He's a stone-cold political killer.
    Huffington Post
  • Don't underestimate the impact of his big brain on the debate stage.
    Mark Halperin
    Bloomberg News
  • Of all the potential candidates, Mr. Pataki has made the most trips to New Hampshire, something that has drawn attention . . .
    Thomas Rath
    former New Hampshire National Republican Committeeman
  • Anyone who says that the 2016 stage has been set has not met George Pataki.
    Ken Salazar
    Former United States Secretary of the Interior
  • George Pataki would make a more formidable Republican candidate than many seem to appreciate.
    Bernie Quigley
    New York Observer
  • Here's a guy who was mayor of Peekskill and figured out how to become Governor of New York. So I wouldn't underestimate him ...
    John McLaughlin
    Gannet Syndicate