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One can only hope this is just the beginning of a series of misfortunes to befall Christie. A man who opposed marriage equality, would hinder a woman's right to choose, who is attempting to balance the State's budget on the backs of the working poor and the middle class.

And you can't forget he supported Dubya and Romney. He's no moderate. Just an arrogant bully who represents one of the worst elements of the Republican Party. Romney's remarks about the 47% could have just as easily been mouthed by Christie


I will bet ANYTHING that both this man and David Wildstein will get hooked up with cushy state jobs as soon as this blows over.

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Deputy Director Bill Baroni resigns from Port Authority amid political firestorm

http://www.app.com/article/20131213/N ... 100?odyssey=mod%7Cmostcom

One can only hope this is just the beginning of a series of misfortunes to befall Christie. A man who opposed marriage equality, would hinder a woman's right to choose, who is attempting to balance the State's budget on the backs of the working poor and the middle class.

And you can't forget he supported Dubya and Romney. He's no moderate. Just an arrogant bully who represents one of the worst elements of the Republican Party. Romney's remarks about the 47% could have just as easily been mouthed by Christie

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Anybody who thinks they know what's going to happen in national politics in 3 years has delusions, the field and situations change significantly every month. Case in point the 2012 Republican Primary. Sit back and enjoy, or throw up.

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Poor atsushi. Don't you know Christie is in favor of granting in-state tuition to all residents, legal or illegal, but like the vast majority of NJ residents he opposes giving them grant money? And you must be really annoyed at Obama, whose level of deporting illegal aliens is epic in numbers. How do you feel about that?

The Democratic war on women (just how loud were the voices from the left commenting on the misogynistic and utterly disgusting Bashir talking about shitting and peeing in a woman's mouth? And you're complaining about Christie? Did Mrs. Clinton call out for MSNBC to fire Bashir?

And Christie ordered the closing of the local lanes to the bridge? Was that reported somewhere, outside of a looney left wet dream that is turning into a Democratic circle jerk?

I'll bet you thought when Obama said he didn't know about a) the IRS targeting of conservative groups, b) the phone tapping of foreign leaders, c) Eric Holder's Fast and Furious, d) the re-engineering of the unemployment numbers just before the election you believed him. But when Governor Christie says the same thing you feel differently, lol? Oops, partisan politics again.

And for whoever commented upon Governor Christie's, er, manhood-do you feel it would be ok to comment on Mrs. Clintons backside, now that Christie's is smaller than hers? Or Obama's ears flapping about? Or is insulting someone ok only when directed to a Republican (see Governor Palin above). (Hint, the answer by the looney left is no to my first and second questions, and yes to the second).

The intolerance shown by those who demand tolerance can be quite amusing in its hypocrisy.

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Christie and Clinton are essentially neck and neck.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/ ... ypothetical-2016-matchup/




poll discussion this far out are meaningless.

you'd have better luck predicting who will win the 2015 Superbowl.

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Christie will never survive the primaries south of the Mason Dixon.

He thinks women, gays and immigrants should have some, but not all the rights of others. Far, far too liberal for todays' Republicans.

Not only that, but he had the audacity to work with Democrats instead of following Congressional Republicans lead of running home with the ball when you lose.

All that said, sorry but what is the defense to I didn't like what a mayor did so I decided to fark over his city by ordering a corrupt agency to ruin traffic there? How is that a defensible act?

It shows Christie is as petty and partisan as the big bad teachers union, meanwhile the PA and police unions walk all over us.

Christie is big on cutting taxes, we are told, let allowed PATH fares and tolls to rise...property taxes...HA...$24 million so he doesn't have to face Booker on the same day...

He is the tallest midget in a party where Senate candidates think women's bodies shut down rape. That's a celebrity because they have nothing else.

Who cares what Clinton did. I don't like her. But I'd vote for her over the cesspool on the other side, which isn't about less government or lower taxes. It's about right wing fundamentalist Christians and corporations and neither of whom should have any role in our government.


I completely agree!

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Christie will never survive the primaries south of the Mason Dixon.

He thinks women, gays and immigrants should have some, but not all the rights of others. Far, far too liberal for todays' Republicans.

Not only that, but he had the audacity to work with Democrats instead of following Congressional Republicans lead of running home with the ball when you lose.

All that said, sorry but what is the defense to I didn't like what a mayor did so I decided to fark over his city by ordering a corrupt agency to ruin traffic there? How is that a defensible act?

It shows Christie is as petty and partisan as the big bad teachers union, meanwhile the PA and police unions walk all over us.

Christie is big on cutting taxes, we are told, let allowed PATH fares and tolls to rise...property taxes...HA...$24 million so he doesn't have to face Booker on the same day...

He is the tallest midget in a party where Senate candidates think women's bodies shut down rape. That's a celebrity because they have nothing else.

Who cares what Clinton did. I don't like her. But I'd vote for her over the cesspool on the other side, which isn't about less government or lower taxes. It's about right wing fundamentalist Christians and corporations and neither of whom should have any role in our government.

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This story shouldn’t be remotely plausible, but it gets traction because of what the public already knows of his tendency to behave unprofessionally. I think that's a bigger story than the traffic jam.


He may be funny on TV, but he is NOT presidential. And his policies suck!

Even if miraculously he gets to be the GOP nominee, he is not going to win if Clinton runs, which I'm sure she will.


He's not presidential? Two people have been removed from the PA over the traffic jam-which is TWO MORE PEOPLE than have been removed over the debacle we call Obamacare. (You know, the 650 million dollar website that doesn't work, the millions losing the insurance they were told they could keep, yadda yadda).

Please try to figure out what Presidential means to you outside partisan politics, lol. And while polls change, right now Christie is ahead of Mrs. Clinton. And the press won't give Mrs. Clinton a pass the way they did Obama. Lots of time for Benghazi information to come out.



Please believe whatever you want to believe, including what Fox is telling you about Bengahazi and made-up conspiracy theories. It's your prerogative.

No one knows for sure what's going to happen in 2016. That's why my prediction is just prediction. And my prediction is A) Christie is NOT going to survive GOP primaries and B) even if he miraculously gets to be the GOP nominee, he is NOT going to win the general election....although I do believe that he is the only GOP candidate who even has a slightest chance.

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http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/ ... -chris-christie-2016.html

Too moderate (not conservative enough) in most Republican opinions, especially southern and heartland party (where it counts nationally) hardliners. Popular out east, but not everywhere else.


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Well, Christie certainly talks loudly but I wonder about the other part. maybe he's overcompensating!

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Please try to figure out what Presidential means to you outside partisan politics, lol.


An American President should “Speak softly and carry a big stick,” not “Berate loudly and carry on like a big dick.”

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Christie and Clinton are essentially neck and neck.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/ ... ypothetical-2016-matchup/

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This story shouldn’t be remotely plausible, but it gets traction because of what the public already knows of his tendency to behave unprofessionally. I think that's a bigger story than the traffic jam.


He may be funny on TV, but he is NOT presidential. And his policies suck!

Even if miraculously he gets to be the GOP nominee, he is not going to win if Clinton runs, which I'm sure she will.


He's not presidential? Two people have been removed from the PA over the traffic jam-which is TWO MORE PEOPLE than have been removed over the debacle we call Obamacare. (You know, the 650 million dollar website that doesn't work, the millions losing the insurance they were told they could keep, yadda yadda).

Please try to figure out what Presidential means to you outside partisan politics, lol. And while polls change, right now Christie is ahead of Mrs. Clinton. And the press won't give Mrs. Clinton a pass the way they did Obama. Lots of time for Benghazi information to come out.


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This story shouldn’t be remotely plausible, but it gets traction because of what the public already knows of his tendency to behave unprofessionally. I think that's a bigger story than the traffic jam.


He may be funny on TV, but he is NOT presidential. And his policies suck!

Even if miraculously he gets to be the GOP nominee, he is not going to win if Clinton runs, which I'm sure she will.

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This story shouldn’t be remotely plausible, but it gets traction because of what the public already knows of his tendency to behave unprofessionally. I think that's a bigger story than the traffic jam.

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I think the Christie-yites are feeling desperate. They know Christie has done nothing good for NJ. In fact, Cuomo has far outperformed Christie.


Yup, real desperate. Did you miss the November election? The 'Christie-yites' you mention were black, white, latino, male, female, rich, poor-in fact, his appeal extended across gender, race, economic status, and most importantly political party.

The sheeple trying to make a mountain out of a small traffic jam are the same people (like State Senator Nia Gill) who are trying to shift blame from Obama for 800,000 NJ residents losing the healthcare he promised they could keep, to Christie for not setting up a NJ program (which was part of the 'settled law' featured in Obamacare).



My prediction on Christie surviving GOP primaries: ZERO

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Brewster, you're spot on in your critique of the PA. I'm a Christie supporter, but if asked to note how I think he's underperformed it's in the area of reining in the PA. I wish he'd go after them the same way he's gone after smaller patronage mills such as the Passaic Valley Sewerage Authority and the Delaware River Port Authority. Cuomo and he should throw those bastids on the frying pan and sweat them out a bit.

As spot on as your are about the Port Authority, you're dead wrong about Benghazi, especially if people are trying to make a 'gate' about a traffic jam in comparison-on any level.

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The attempts to create a "gate" type scandal out of the tragic events in Bengazi just illustrate how desperate the right is for something to hang on Obama that isn't something a GOP president would have doubled down on, like drones, NSA etc.

The PA scandal on the other hand is just business as usual for a thoroughly corrupt dysfunctional agency coming to light. Christie's pal was just more sloppy than most. The PA should be broken up like Ma Bell was, it has no business running railroads or building commercial office buildings. At least Robert Moses's empire disintegrated when he retired, the PA just grinds on.

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I think the Christie-yites are feeling desperate. They know Christie has done nothing good for NJ. In fact, Cuomo has far outperformed Christie.


Yup, real desperate. Did you miss the November election? The 'Christie-yites' you mention were black, white, latino, male, female, rich, poor-in fact, his appeal extended across gender, race, economic status, and most importantly political party.

The sheeple trying to make a mountain out of a small traffic jam are the same people (like State Senator Nia Gill) who are trying to shift blame from Obama for 800,000 NJ residents losing the healthcare he promised they could keep, to Christie for not setting up a NJ program (which was part of the 'settled law' featured in Obamacare).


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It's apparent how frightened the far left is over Christie's popularity and resonance with the public. In fact, a pro Clinton group has been pushing this non story with little effect.

Fast forward to the 2016 debates. Just imagine the questions-Governor Christie, how do you respond to allegations that you ignored a traffic jam that one of your appointees caused? 'What difference does it make?'

Secretary of State Clinton, how do you respond to allegations you did nothing to prevent the murder of a US Ambassador, could not identify where you were or what you did during and after the attack, and helped cover up the aftermath? 'What difference does it make?'

Which action carries more gravitas, and reflects worse upon the candidate?



It really takes zero imagination to figure out where you get your news from.


What did I say that wasn't factual, lol? Has the NYTimes interviewed ANY of the dozens and dozens of staff that were attacked in Benghazi, including those injured in the attack who still suffer from their injuries?

Of course, a minor traffic jam (not dissimilar to those caused when Governor Corzine had the Lincoln Tunnel closed when he drove into Manhattan for booty calls with his now wife, then girlfriend) is of more interest to the faded Grey Lady than a cover up of a murdered US Ambassador. Sadly, the NYTimes will end up like MSNBC and other looney left faux news outlets.

Too bad you don't have Martin Bashir or Alec Baldwin jumping all over this non story!

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I think the Christie-yites are feeling desperate. They know Christie has done nothing good for NJ. In fact, Cuomo has far outperformed Christie.

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It's apparent how frightened the far left is over Christie's popularity and resonance with the public. In fact, a pro Clinton group has been pushing this non story with little effect.

Fast forward to the 2016 debates. Just imagine the questions-Governor Christie, how do you respond to allegations that you ignored a traffic jam that one of your appointees caused? 'What difference does it make?'

Secretary of State Clinton, how do you respond to allegations you did nothing to prevent the murder of a US Ambassador, could not identify where you were or what you did during and after the attack, and helped cover up the aftermath? 'What difference does it make?'

Which action carries more gravitas, and reflects worse upon the candidate?



It really takes zero imagination to figure out where you get your news from.

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It's apparent how frightened the far left is over Christie's popularity and resonance with the public. In fact, a pro Clinton group has been pushing this non story with little effect.

Fast forward to the 2016 debates. Just imagine the questions-Governor Christie, how do you respond to allegations that you ignored a traffic jam that one of your appointees caused? 'What difference does it make?'

Secretary of State Clinton, how do you respond to allegations you did nothing to prevent the murder of a US Ambassador, could not identify where you were or what you did during and after the attack, and helped cover up the aftermath? 'What difference does it make?'

Which action carries more gravitas, and reflects worse upon the candidate?


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http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire ... ed-to-revenge-traffic-jam

A massive traffic jam on the George
Washington Bridge is "beginning to look
suspiciously connected" to one of New
Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) political
feuds, according to a column in the New
York Times.

The column Tuesday on the alleged "New
Jersey Traffic Conspiracy" noted two of
the three access lanes allowing drivers
from Fort Lee, N.J. onto the bridge to
New York were closed last summer
shortly after the town's Democratic
mayor, Mark Sokolich, declined to
endorse Christie's re-election bid.
Sokolich has indicated he believes his
lack of support for Christie led to the
traffic jam, which the column said
temporarily turned his town into a
"parking lot."

At a hearing on Monday, the column said
several witnesses indicated they share
Sokolich's suspicions, including Patrick
Foye, who is the executive director of the
agency Port Authority of New York & New
Jersey, which oversees the bridge. Foye
was appointed by New York Gov. Andrew
Cuomo (D).

The Times column said bridge workers
were told the lane closures were caused
by a non-existent "traffic study" and Foye
said it was ordered by David Wildstein, a
Port Authority official and longtime
Christie confidante. Wildstein announced
on Friday he will resign from Port
Authority effective Jan. 1. According to
the column, Christie denied he played
any role in the lane closures and called
the theory politics played a role "crazy."

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