SOMERSWORTH, N.H. -- Rudy Giuliani called for an additional 10,000 troops in Afghanistan because his own advisor said the small amount the Bush Administration is calling for was "insignificant".
Giuliani is in New Hampshire today and tomorrow morning campaigning in the Granite State as he sees his poll numbers slide. A CNN/WMUR poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire showed the former New York Mayor falling to just 10 percent well behind the 29-point tie between John McCain and Mitt Romney.
Giuliani told reporters the military will be able to recruit the additional troops by the additional advertising, even though the military has been struggling to meet current recruitment goals.
The event at the Gateway Family Restaurant lasted 20 minutes even though some of the audience of 40 people, like Rose Manes, a great-grandmother from Dover waited two hours for him to speak.
"The wait was worth it," she said.