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Chris Christie Still Isn’t Your Best Friend

I’m still hearing from liberals who say they would vote for him for president. And I always thought we were the smart ones, but clearly too many of us are either easily duped or we’re desperate to undermine our own … Continue reading

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Chris Christie: The Next Democratic President

Stop it, people. He’s not your friend! A new Public Policy Polling survey shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Chrisitie (R) is now actually more popular with Democrats nationally than he is with Republicans. Christie’s overall favorability is 51% to 23%, … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Takes NRA Position on Gun Control

I told you he wasn’t your best friend. On the Today Show: Christie was asked about specific gun control measures, and instead talked about violent video games. “We don’t allow those games into our house…we think it desensitizes children to … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Isn’t Your Best Friend

My Monday column begins like so: I’m not sure if I’m suffering from some sort of latent dyslexia or if I’m channeling the godlike reputation he’s gained in the last several months, but nearly every time I try to type … Continue reading

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The Real Saint Christie

Charlie Pierce on Chris Christie: The fact is that he’s still the same guy he always was. Somebody who would pull the wings off flies if he thought it meant 15 minutes on CNN. Someone who almost never picks on … Continue reading

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Cory Booker for Senate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced today that he will not be running for Governor of New Jersey. Instead he will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Frank Lautenberg. A senior adviser to Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) … Continue reading

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Chris Christie and Being Fat

You probably heard about this awkward moment between Christie and interviewer Barbara Walters: “There are people who say that you couldn’t be president because you’re so heavy. What do you say to that?” “That’s ridiculous,” Christie shot back. “I mean, … Continue reading

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I Think Cory Booker’s Going to Run for Governor

He kind of slipped up yesterday during a Skype interview: “When I go out and campaign next year… for myself as a gubernatorial candidate or for another gubernatorial candidate should I decide not to run — when I talk to … Continue reading

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Cory Booker for Senate?

Considering that a recent poll shows Chris Christie trouncing Cory Booker in next year’s New Jersey gubernatorial race, the U.S. Senate might be a path of lesser resistance for Booker, especially with poll numbers like this: By a 59% to … Continue reading

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Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, the former president of the clerks association of Wisconsin and current head of the association’s election communication committee is signaling that the state’s organization of clerks would be staunchly opposed to Governor Scott … Continue reading

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I Know It’s Way Too Early for This, But…

The Democrats should be very worried about Chris Christie. Based on his performance during the Sandy disaster, it’s clear that Christie could not only win the support of most Republicans, but quite a few moderate Democrats as well. Unless the … Continue reading

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‘You’re Not Asking Me About Twinkies’

If Cory Booker decides to run against Chris Christie I would absolutely support his candidacy, but there’s no denying it will be a tough battle.

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Mitt’s Date to Disaster Prom

Colbert was in fine form last night while clowning the media, Mitt Romney, and Donald Trump. Out of sensitivity, less than one week from election day Mitt Romney has been forced suspend his campaign. That’s why he scrapped his victory … Continue reading

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Chris Christie Outshines Mitt Romney in Wake of Hurricane

My Thursday column compares Mitt Romney and Chris Christie and how each handled the hurricane response. I’ve been extraordinarily critical of Chris Christie since he first emerged as a gubernatorial candidate in New Jersey back in 2010. In most cases, … Continue reading

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Too Soon?

The Onion: New Jersey Residents Avoid Rising Floodwater By Climbing To Top Of Chris Christie Yeah, probably too soon. But holy hell that’s funny.

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You Lie!

Many fibs, half-truths, and lies are told during Sunday talk-show appearances, but this one stands out as being particularly preposterous Christie: Gov. Romney’s not talking about more tax cuts for the wealthy. In fact, what he said is that the … Continue reading

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The Route to Victory

Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, Chris Christie kicked off his 2016 campaign today by saying the polls aren’t skewed, by inflating expectations for Mitt Romney’s debate performance, and distancing himself from Todd Akin. With friends like these…

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The Battle Plan

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has Romney fever. “We had a bad week — if the election were going to be held tomorrow that would be a problem, but there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Creepy Quote of the Day

Boss Hogg will probably regret saying this. “While I would love for Christie to put a hot poker to Obama’s butt, I thought he did what he was supposed to do.” -Haley Barbour on Chris Christie’s RNC speech Is Barbour … Continue reading

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It’s Tough

“They were living hand, to phone, to stockbroker, to mouth.” It’s tough. Very tough.

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