Occasionally, though, it fits.
Rudy answers his calling - and his wife's, too
When Rudy Giuliani reached into his jacket, pulled out a cell phone and took a call from his wife during his speech to the National Rifle Association, skeptics suspected a setup. They even questioned whether Judith Giuliani was really on the other end of the line.
A backer and former aide of Giuliani was asked if this was indeed just political stagecraft.
"No," the source chuckled convincingly. "The truth is worse than that.
"When she calls he must answer, or else it will be, 'I called you, why didn't you pick up?'" insisted the supporter, who spoke only if unidentified. "He must pick up that phone no matter what. That's her line to call on. If you recall, when the phone rang, he knew it was her. She calls all the time."
"For Rudy, this buys peace," the source added. If he didn't answer, "there would be hell to pay. I think she'll call him during his first State of the Union."