Skip to comments.Chris Christie is playing with fire
Posted on 01/18/2013 1:39:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Chris Christie is immensely popular and is a huge favorite for reelection in New Jersey this year, with voters from across the political spectrum giving him the thumbs up.
When it comes to the national conservative base, though, the governor is at risk of earning a different one-finger salute.
Christie is already on probation with some conservatives for his praise of President Obamas work on Hurricane Sandy in the closing days of the 2012 election something a few critics have even suggested put the president over the top.
Now the potential 2016 presidential contender has lashed out at the National Rifle Association, calling a new ad from the group reprehensible for using Obamas daughters to make a political point.
To talk about the presidents children or any public officers children who have not by their own choice, but by requirement to have protection and to use that somehow to try to make a political point, I think, is reprehensible, Christie said. He added: I think its awful to bring public figures children into the political debate. They dont deserve to be there. And for any of us who are public figures, you see that ad and you cringe. You cringe because its just not appropriate to do that, in my opinion.
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Within the Republican Party, there are certain groups you just dont mess with if you want to win primaries, and the NRA is one of them. As were seeing in the current gun debate, even many Democrats dont mess with the NRA...
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He burned his own house down to the foundation. He's toast in my book.
Who forced them into public office?
Rush predicts Christie will defeat Hillary for the Dem nomination. It’s really his only chance at being President.
Did anyone check out the W-P comments on this story? Lately, I think I’m living in an alternate universe.
Fat Boy can F... off so far as I’m concerned. And don’t ANYONE come back to me in 2016 and tell me I have to support this jerk if he wins the primary. I won’t.
Mark this down,he will barely, if that, get re-elected. The local media has already started its “We will give it that he handled Sandy well, buuuuuuuuuuut (fill in the class warfare here shtick here)”. The voters of NJ are dem to the core and once a dem candidate is named they will line up lockstep behind that candidate.
Whether it’s required or not do you think Obama does it reluctantly? Hell no.
Fatass needs to tell this to Obama who keeps bringing his kids into it.
Life sentence? More like it.
He better jump the fence and move parties as I will not vote for this opportunistic idiot. He is as good if not better a politician as Odummer...
It truly sickens me as to how corrupt the politicians are!
The alternatives are even worse Libtards like John Corzine (NJ) and Dannel Malloy (CT).
If I wouldn't have to take a beating selling my house I would be Texas- or Alabama-bound in a heartbeat.
It also appears from an earlier post today, that he will support the NJ Senate passed legislation that requires union-only members to complete Sandy restoration work....he’s toast on the national level....
Christie is proof that the GOP is a big tent party. Wouldn’t have room for his lard ass otherwise.
“Chris Christie is immensely popular and is a huge favorite...”
Immense and huge. Truer words...
May I add, no self-control with either what he stuffs into his pie-hole or what comes out of it.
How is he different from a flubby welfare queen flapping her gums on the local news channel?
The only difference I can see is he lives in better public housing and can call up the National Guard when things don’t go his petulant way.
This fat F can go blank himself.
Thanks for mentioning Alabama as a desirable locale. Lots of people seem to think only of Texas when thinking relocation, whereas Alabama has its equal in good people (I think) and a better climate.
Joizy voters are way to the left. The only time a Republican can get elected is when the previous Democrat has become too corrupt and criminal and scandal-ridden for even Joizy voters to swallow any longer.
Corzine, for instance.
We said things similar about Romney ... and look who the GOP elected. The elite ALWAYS get who they want ... and they want Christie.
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