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Murdoch to Christie: Re-declare for Romney or Take Blame if He's Defeated
http://www.newsmax.com ^ | November 3, 2012 | Patrick Hobin

Posted on 11/03/2012 1:42:16 PM PDT by NKP_Vet

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will have to carry the blame if Barack Obama wins four more years in the White House, News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch has claimed.

The only way for Christie to redeem himself is by making it clear before Tuesday's election that he supports his fellow Republican, Murdoch tweeted.

He made his comment after congratulating New York City Mayor Michael Bloomerg for calling off the city's marathon on Friday in a tweet.

"Thanks Bloomberg right decision.@Now Christie, while thanking O, must re-declare for Romney, or take blame for next four dire years.”

Some conservatives, including Rush Limbaugh, have slammed Christie for being too fulsome in his praise for Obama so close to the election. They fear it could resonate with voters and help Obama.

Christie, who delivered the keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, was an effective critic of Obama on the campaign trail. He repeatedly praised the president during the Hurricane Sandy ordeal for his leadership.

Limbaugh tore into Christie for his praise of Obama, on his show Thursday.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
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Judas Christie has alot of splainin' to do if the communist is reelected.
1 posted on 11/03/2012 1:42:19 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

Seems like he threw himself under the bus and made it appear that he gets hysterical in a crisis which is not seen as inspiring or leader-like.


2 posted on 11/03/2012 1:45:49 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: NKP_Vet

Not gonna matter now. The Kristi Kreme suckup to Barry about the Fed storm response is a wash either direction -—no pun intended.


3 posted on 11/03/2012 1:48:20 PM PDT by tflabo
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To: NKP_Vet

It is a sad state of affairs that the GOP has to depend on RINOS in the first place


4 posted on 11/03/2012 1:49:41 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: NKP_Vet

Good, the fat slob screwed up and now he gets to pay.
I also thought he was an AH @ the convention.
I dont like the guy.


5 posted on 11/03/2012 1:49:41 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: NKP_Vet

Not sure if it was smart of Murdock to get involved in this.


6 posted on 11/03/2012 1:49:56 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: NKP_Vet


GO RUPERT!


7 posted on 11/03/2012 1:51:45 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: NKP_Vet

C’mon folks, this is as freakin stupid as it gets.

The idea a few words from a man who is DESPISED by the Left because he is a Union busting Republican and also despised by the Right because he is a RINO is totally absurd.

People really need to get a grip


8 posted on 11/03/2012 1:52:25 PM PDT by Lacey2
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To: NKP_Vet

Christie is FOR Christie. He knows he has to have thousands of Democrat votes if he want to re elected. Fat B-stard.


9 posted on 11/03/2012 1:52:56 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: NKP_Vet

If the communist is reelected, Christie will be assured of any position he desires in the 0 administration.


10 posted on 11/03/2012 1:53:06 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: Anima Mundi
I thought Chrissy looked hysterical, too. Not like a strong leader, but like he was scared s#!tless.

I understand how shocking the devastation is/was...but he did not look like a leader. 0'Hussein didn't help Chrissy to look strong, either.

11 posted on 11/03/2012 1:53:11 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Lacey2

agree 1000%...its a foolish topic and no reason to get off message with this garbage....there’s plenty to bash obama with rather than spend energy on this crap....


12 posted on 11/03/2012 1:55:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: NKP_Vet
Here's my theory, which could be worth nothing.

But first, consider this: How would the storm have been covered if a Republican were president? And how would Katrina have been covered if Obama had been president and Bobby Jinadal had been governor? The media would likely have blamed the Republican, whichever one they could find. From what I know, there is enough suffering that the media could blame anyone they want. They did it in 2005, that's for sure.

Christie, by figuratively and literally wrapping himself around Obama, has insulated himself from most criticism by the media. Whether that was his purpose or not is another question.

Yes, Christie should re-affirm his support of Romney. He has to choose his own future (which he won't have anyway if he loses Republican support) or the good of the country.

13 posted on 11/03/2012 1:57:18 PM PDT by cvq3842 (Thanks for all responses, and flames, in advance.)
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To: Jane Long

All the shots/videos I’ve seen of Christie were of a disheveled man who had been lacking sleep.


14 posted on 11/03/2012 1:58:23 PM PDT by RBStealth
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To: NKP_Vet
The same brashness that makes Christie an exciting politician is often the achilles heel that leads to their inexorable self-immolation.
15 posted on 11/03/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: KeyLargo

It’s New Jersey, for G-d’s sake. Full to the brim with mafia, muslims, unions, and holder’s peeps. Perhaps I am being somewhat redundant here though.


16 posted on 11/03/2012 1:58:46 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason)
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To: NKP_Vet

Christie obviously didn’t think when he invited Obama to come to NJ and wanted to use it as an American ‘koombya” moment - but as Rush said, don’t think for one moment it wasn’t a political decision by Christie as well.

Christie’s stupid decision only resulted in him being used for a great Obama photo-op - with his adoring media claiming how ‘presidential’ he looked and how he reached across the isle - blah, blah, blah. Obama gave his typical all hat, no cattle speech in NJ and quickly jetted off to Vegas - leaving Christie standing there having gained NOTHING - but rotten egg on his fat face.


17 posted on 11/03/2012 1:58:59 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: Lacey2
Good point. Thanks for the note of sanity.
18 posted on 11/03/2012 2:00:40 PM PDT by cvq3842 (Thanks for all responses, and flames, in advance.)
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To: NKP_Vet

19 posted on 11/03/2012 2:00:43 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I know what it is to be Black,to be hated for who I am, more so than Whoppi does. I'm a Republican.)
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To: Jane Long

Agreed. Christie came across like an overwraught, over-emotional teen-age girl. Not a leader.

Come to think of it, I’m reminded of a tv appearance (on Leno, maybe?), in which Christie was asked his opinion on Palin, and he contorted his face into some dorky gag-me-with-a-spoon reaction. Juvenile, girly. and pathetic.

Much more impressed with the way Bobby Jindal comported himself, when disaster struck.


20 posted on 11/03/2012 2:02:05 PM PDT by greene66
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To: NKP_Vet

On Monday, Romney was up 3 with the ball on the 20 yard line with about 2 minutes to go, ready to ice the game.

Christie takes the ball and runs the wrong way, and is tackled. Obama kicks a FG to tie it up. Romney now has the ball with less than a minute to go, all tied up.

We will win. Christie has been cut.


21 posted on 11/03/2012 2:02:48 PM PDT by nhwingut (Get out & Vote as if your life was on the line. Because it is.)
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To: NKP_Vet

A Tweet? from THE Rupert Murdoch? Really? Could anyone create a name using a famous person’s identity, at least for a short time.. Sure they can, and it’s done every hour.. It fails the DUH test.. NEXT!


22 posted on 11/03/2012 2:04:40 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: NKP_Vet

I would just as soon Christie stay miles away from Romney and not even mention Romney’s name. Let that belligerant slob continue to pollute Barack Obama’s image instead.


23 posted on 11/03/2012 2:04:52 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: NKP_Vet

Am I the only one that thinks that Christie set up Obama knowing that the Feds would fail?


24 posted on 11/03/2012 2:04:52 PM PDT by JEH_Boston (Never give up.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Yeah, this is really important. /s


25 posted on 11/03/2012 2:07:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: NKP_Vet

Christy let the Kenyan off the mat by giving him a photo op If he submitted to Kenyan blackmail, he’s a coward.


26 posted on 11/03/2012 2:09:18 PM PDT by y6162
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To: JEH_Boston

Yes,next question.


27 posted on 11/03/2012 2:10:12 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: NKP_Vet

“Judas Christie has alot of splainin’ to do if the communist is reelected.”

Why? It’s Jersey. It’s Democrat and Christies praise was basically Obama blackmail.

Ahhhh.. No one thought about that? Here.. Obama basically tells Christe if he wants the Army Corp of Engineers to have the Jersey shore ready for Memorial Day weekend, which happens to be Jerseys primary source of revenue, Christie better give Barry some props.

Without the revenue from the shore, Jersey will die as well as Christie’s reelection chances. It’s a an for Christie, a win for the people of Jersey and a win for Obama, which by the way doesn’t change a thing about his reelection chances.

My dos centavos.


28 posted on 11/03/2012 2:11:51 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Media goes nuts in 2004 because Bush went to the dentist 20 years ago. Benghazi? Nothing.)
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To: NKP_Vet

100% agree with Murdoch.

Chris Christie just John Roberts-ed us.

If Mitt loses, Christie is finished in the Republican Party. Even if Romney wins, I still have zero use for Christie going forward.


29 posted on 11/03/2012 2:13:56 PM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: t1b8zs

...”Good, the fat slob screwed up and now he gets to pay.
I also thought he was an AH @ the convention.
I dont like the guy”...

I don’t like him, either..I think he is finished.


30 posted on 11/03/2012 2:15:43 PM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: comebacknewt

Roberts’ed,I like it sez it all


31 posted on 11/03/2012 2:15:54 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: 353FMG

I hear theres an opening coming up for SoS. Im sure Cristie Kreme’s vulgerness will be a hit with the Middle East.


32 posted on 11/03/2012 2:17:40 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: NKP_Vet

This and one look at Christie’s face tells the story: he’s had a mental break-down over the storm damage. Curse him or pity him, he’s done politically.


33 posted on 11/03/2012 2:29:45 PM PDT by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: NKP_Vet

Fat bag of crap Christie exposed himself as a big govt statist with a big mouth and a gushing fondness for dictators.
I’m glad we found out before we made a big mistake on him.


34 posted on 11/03/2012 2:47:04 PM PDT by Bullish (The stench from this amateur regime stinks all the way to Kenya.)
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To: NKP_Vet

In case Murdoch missed it, Christie has cast his lot with the commies. It’s a Jersey thing.


35 posted on 11/03/2012 2:49:48 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: pabianice

I’m getting good at ducking thrown tomatoes on this forum, but once again I’m going to give my viewpoint on this subject. Christie over reacted to the devastation in his home state. I can’t really sit here and say I wouldn’t have done the same thing. It was a scary thing for the residents of NJ.

It doesn’t make a bit of difference to me that Christie kissed O’s butt for the money he probably would have received anyway - because NJ is a blue state and we all know that the blue states get top priority when it comes to relief efforts.

O used Christie - big time. I don’t think Christie thought of it in those terms. I think he wanted the photo op as much as O did - but for different reasons. He wanted the rest of the U.S. to see the disaster that his state was. Sure, the cameras would have paid some homage to it - but he also knew that it would receive priority if the zero was there. So, in essence, I think they used each other.

For all his RINOess - I truly believe that Christie loves his state and said some stupid things for lack of sleep. I actually don’t think this is going to hurt Mitt. I don’t live in NJ and can’t speak for them, however, for them to even elect a Republican governor says something. I imagine that state is as corrupt as Chicago.

Politicians from states like NJ and NY are a different breed. People love their in-your-face type of government officials. They are brash. I actually get a kick out of the way they campaign and say things. I just am thankful I don’t live in one of the true-blue states.

So, I’m giving Christie a pass on this. He did campaign with Mitt previously - so I don’t think his support has waned. His priority right now is to get his state back up and running - and yes - his re-election bid. He knows that NJ will vote for O - so, like I said - they both used each other. Its the nature of politics. And, while O was doing his photo-op - he wasn’t out on the campaign trail trashing Mitt. I also think Christie can take the barbs thrown his way over his groveling.

I suppose I like the saying that says - never judge a man until you walk a mile in his shoes. Like it or not - O is the current president - and hopefully, and prayefully - that will change next Tuesday.


36 posted on 11/03/2012 2:54:13 PM PDT by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: NKP_Vet

Christie was hoping to get some quick federal money before the election, and he knows that president Romney won’t penalize him afterward. Despite all the dreamy eyed hype from rinoland, Christie won’t be rising any higher in the GOP. Giving Obama’s butt a big wet kiss isn’t going to do Christie any harm. The joke is that it won’t do New Jersey any good. Obama doesn’t care about other people.

In the bigger scheme of things, Christie doesn’t matter.


37 posted on 11/03/2012 2:56:30 PM PDT by pallis
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To: God luvs America

Yes we need to swift boat Obama with Obama’s benghazi gate treason. That being said Christie provided a whale of an October surprise against Romney. Christie the whale’s name will live in infamy. I hate both of these toads Christi and communist Muslim Obama


38 posted on 11/03/2012 2:57:43 PM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: God luvs America

Yes we need to swift boat Obama with Obama’s benghazi gate treason. That being said Christie provided a whale of an October surprise against Romney. Christie the whale’s name will live in infamy. I hate both of these toads Christi and communist Muslim Obama


39 posted on 11/03/2012 2:57:55 PM PDT by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: jwalsh07

Here’s what Spankie said when someone told him
the Republican nominee MIGHT be planning a visit to NJ.

http://thehill.com/video/campaign/264853-gov-christie-i-dont-give-a-damn-about-presidential-politics-right-now

“...when asked about reports that the GOP nominee might visit New Jersey to tour damage left in the wake of Sandy.

“I have no idea nor am I the least bit concerned or interested. I’ve got a job to do here in New Jersey that’s much bigger than presidential politics and I could care less about any of that stuff. I have a job to do,” said Christie on “Fox and Friends.”

“I’ve got 2.4 million people out of power. I’ve got devastation on the shore. I’ve got floods in the northern part of my state. If you think right now I give a damn about presidential politics then you don’t know me.”

If I were Romney I tell this fatass SOB where to stick it.


40 posted on 11/03/2012 3:03:20 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Lacey2

Agree. The left will twist the truth anytime they can. I doubt the folks hit by Sandy are praising Obama’s being all over the map campaigning.


41 posted on 11/03/2012 3:04:09 PM PDT by Lumper20
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To: NKP_Vet

NKP_Vet, it is THE Rupert Murdock. This has been looked into before and he does regularly tweet under his own name. It is also exactly the sort of thing he’d say. He doesn’t seem to have any shyness about airing his personal views.


42 posted on 11/03/2012 3:09:01 PM PDT by Nipfan (The desire to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it - H L Mencken)
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To: Reily

Agree.


43 posted on 11/03/2012 3:09:19 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: greene66
Christie threw his future away because he is scared of Cory Booker in his reelection forthcoming. He did not need to blow Obama on national TV. He could have just stayed polite. The Sphajeem (sic) Jr. across the river did not put on a wig and mascara and bend over for Obama, but the fat one did. We saw how the Dems act in a similar situation with Katrina, in lock step. From top to bottom they savaged W. They kept on hammering us to victory in 2008. Our side, unfortunately, can never get beyond the need to be liked, not even loved, by the other side. It is the Repubs fatal disorder. I'm in the middle of this disaster, and the government has done jack. Private contractors are crisscrossing the state,NJ, rebuilding as soon as the waters receded. FEMA is no where in sight, and I have been in 7 counties, no sign of the government. I see roofers, plumbers, general contractors on the job putting the mess back together, no FEMA, no Red Cross. But our side is letting the Dems take full credit for the recovery. Its a damn shame.
44 posted on 11/03/2012 3:09:40 PM PDT by gusty
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To: Anima Mundi

Yeah, agree. All that bad boy NJ attitude persona has been exposed. Just a little fat tub of blubbering lard. As we say down here in texas, all hat and no cattle. He might as well change over and declare as a Dem cause he’s finished in the Republican Party.


45 posted on 11/03/2012 3:10:29 PM PDT by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: Lacey2

Christie spoke out many times against Obama as president.

With the devastation and many deaths in NJ
acting like the former Governor of Louisiana
would have blown back big time. As a supporter
Of his I would no longer have been.
I would have been very angry with him and any
attacks on him he would have it coming .

he was very professional as any Governor should be to any President in this case.

If Murdoch can’t see difference between professional courtesy and devotion I would recommend he never runs for office .


46 posted on 11/03/2012 3:19:20 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: NKP_Vet

CHisties boat is sinking.. and he’s taking Ann COulters chances for a best seller down with him..

Ann also likes the inventor of Romney-care...
Must be Political Tourettes.. seemingly normal sometimes..
BArking mad the rest of the time..


47 posted on 11/03/2012 3:21:08 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: NKP_Vet

Just two old butt buddies...


48 posted on 11/03/2012 3:30:02 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Lacey2

Christie needs to get a grip. He made a blubbering fool of himself.


49 posted on 11/03/2012 3:34:01 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: NKP_Vet

FATMAN needs to take the blame if we don’t get the Senate either. When rinos sell out, they typically lose conservative support. He might have thought this this could help him, but the track record for rino party switchers is not so good.
If Romney loses, Christie will go indie. Kind of sounds like Christ all over again.


50 posted on 11/03/2012 3:51:04 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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