Skip to comments.Chris Christie was the difference...this is on him
Posted on 11/06/2012 9:10:34 PM PST by teg_76
I really hope republicans desert him next year.
The question is, should they finish him off in the primary?
Stick a hoagie in him, he’s done.
Yeah I’d say the bloom is definitely off that rose...
We will. . . And I am no longer Republican, I am conservative.
Absolutely! A strong Tea Party candidate needs to run against him!
Christie is no better than any other traitor in our nation’s history. I couldn’t care less about him anymore.
No GOP funding to him ever again. He should be shunned at every event he attends.
Much as I HATE that fat, stinking, poisonous bastard -heart attack can’t happen fast enough- this falls squarely on those citizens of america who voted away our freedom.
America, land of the free, home of the brave?
No, America, land of the shittiest people on earth, home of the slave.
150 million Americans want communism and you blame Chris Christie?
Chris Christie; isn't this Barbara Bush's pet poodle ?
He really WAS the difference. CNN said an astonishing 15% of respondents said “Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy” was their “primary reason” in supporting Obama. And 46% of respondents said it was an important factor in their support of Obama. There is absolutely no question than that the 5,000-50,000 margins in each of the key three states were as a result of Crispy Creme Christie’s repeated praise of Obama and attacks on Romney’s aides. He is a despicable RINO prick, and MUST be totally blacklisted from higher level GOP politics.
I don’t know if it cost Romney the election, BUT
I live in NJ and Like our congressman Garrett, but I assure you neither my wife nor I will vote for Christie, F’em.
We will vote fora libertarian or conservative depending on who is on the ballot not that Fat POS.
Chris is clever and no doubt he will be reelected Governor next year. Now he can even eat what he wants. No need to lose weight for a Presidential run in 2016. He’ll never be able to win in Republican primaries.
Oh, the GOP won’t desert him . . . they’ll desert us as they scramble to maintain their DC lifestyle.
I doubt that Chris made a bit of difference. The ignorance of the American citizen made the difference. Raised in the public school system that teaches socialism made more of a difference then any political personality.
Wait until this disaster grows in the days ahead, they can’t even find housing for the newly homeless. In the next few days it will unfold.
Chris Christie is a disgrace to the Republican party..an absolute disgrace..I hope that fat piece of sh*t rots in hell for treating Obama like a prince when he came for that photo op in Jersey..you just watch, Obama will give this fat ass a cabinet position, you just watch its going to happen
Christie did not help. Probably thinking about his coming re-election than the presidential election. Neither did comments from Todd Akin and Mourdock. If GOP wants to succeed, nominate only those candidates who are good politicians and do not sound extreme, but yet operate on conservative principles. Too bad the 2012 field was weak and moderate Romney was the best we could nominate.
The best candidate for 2016? Marco Rubio by a mile. He is the best speaker I have seen so far in GOP who can run.
Bet he drops dead from a massive coronary before then.
It wasn’t just Christie. Barry was getting carpet bombed pretty good last week on Libya and the economy and Sandy took the focus off his failures. Then these dim bulb American Idol voters went to the polls and reelected him.
Tubby Turncoat is done in politics.
Nope. Christie was angling for federal money, to no avail it seems. That was part of his job.
Two things sunk Romney:
The hurricane and the resulting media black out was significant.It was a double disaster.
But the main thing was that Romney could only criticize— bad impression on voters. He never offered an image of a vital, flourishing economy. He focused on the trees, not the forest.
We don’t realize in our somewhat insular world, that people make judgements on impressions—fleeting glimpses at the Boob tube and the radio. The only thing that will cut through that is a strong, memorable, image of the future. He offered none.
No republican can win a close election; only a landslide will provide the margin to overcome Dem skulduggery.
Maybe we can tie this up in the courts, but otherwise, we’ve been had. I don’t expect we’ll see another election.
Christie should be banished from the GOP but that doesn’t explain the magnitude of the loss. Folks we got destroyed tonight. It was 2008 all over again. We won NONE of the Senate seats we were supposed to pick up. We lost all over the map. Something fundamental was happening.
My bet is that he struck a deal - the Dems will run a non contender against him (who will subsequently be appointed something cushy and semi prestigious for taking a fall) with little financing.
Classic ‘deal- stab Romney - who never seemed to like him anyway - in exchange for only token opposition in the future. Nice little won/win.
To paraphrase Dean Wormer: fat RINO and stupid, is no way to go through life son. Christie runs in 2013. We need to primary him.
I'm no big fan of Chris Christie, but just take a close look at Florida to see what has happened here. The Democrats won handily among early voters -- many of whom cast their votes weeks before Hurricane Sandy.
If it makes you feel any better, Christie has no future in GOP politics. He ran all over the country raising money for Romney and making speeches at campaign events, and it was all for naught. He is the 2012 version of Rudy Giuliani: a Northeastern Republican whose 15 minutes of fame in the national spotlight are over.
I doubt he'll be a Republican at that point. Obama will appoint him to a federal judgeship.
Romney let him make the key note speech at the convention !!!
The hefty climate change pushing oaf did it on purpose. He had his eye on 2016. Notice how lame and self-promoting was his convention speech. Primary him in Jersey, get him out of there at all cost.
There won’t be a 2016.
Christie has proven himself to be a self-centered slob who is all about himself (and that’s a lot of self). Anyone who goes home and weeps over talking to Bruce Springsteen and gets up close and personal with BO is digusting. May he roll away into oblivion and pop as soon as possible.
Ann Coulter spent two years drooling over Krispy Kreme, begging him to run.
When she didn’t get her way, she told us Mitt Romney was by FAR the most conservative candidate in the GOP field, with the possible exception of, ahem, Jon Huntsman. Yes, she actually said that. You can look it up.
Newt? HE was the RINO, Mitt and Jon were the real deals. Santorum? Funny sweaters. Nope, Mitt was her man.
So her first love, spurned by her second, turned to another for comfort.
Hell hath no fury like a RINO scorned.
Never give up. There will be another election in 2016, or if not then an armed revolution. Either way things will change for better.
There is a saying in Sanskrit, that gold has to endure the fire in the furnace before it becomes pure.
There isn’t going to be a 2016 for Chris Christie. He was never a serious candidate for a national race, for a number of reasons I pointed out on a thread the other day. People seem to forget than once you hitch your wagon to a loser in a presidential race, you’re pretty much done. This is why Rudy Giuliani is nowhere to be seen, Joe Lieberman was less popular than tuberculosis in his post-2000 races, John Edwards is such a laughingstock that it’s a wonder he was ever a serious candidate for anything, etc.
Actually, from the looks of him, he'd like that.
P.S. Add Sarah Palin to that list, too.
Christie is just another lawyer who knows little about how things work. Proof of this is pulling out the idiotic relic of the 1970’s - gas rationing. He allowed himself to be used as a prop last week. Evidently, he cannot recognize evil when he sees it.
“Christie should be banished from the GOP but that doesnt explain the magnitude of the loss. Folks we got destroyed tonight.”
Yes, It was a massacre tonight. That is why I don’t put this all on Christie.
The Senate races were a disaster. McConnell, Boehner and Gramnesty need to go ASAP. Total failure opposing Obama the last 4 years. Their tip toe through the tulips strategy was a disaster. Bye Bye.
The margins are so slim that you may be correct - what he did probably did tilt the election...after that is when the polls shifted back to Obama.
The Senate races were the clearest indicator that this was not 2010 all over again. If it were then the Senate candidates would be leading. That’s when I gave up weeks ago. Not sure why but as I’ve said elsewhere, it started with Akin and went downhill from there.
As much as I liked Ryan as the VP, I wish Mitt had chosen Rubio as his running mate.
He may well have won, had he done that.
Nonsense. I'll bite, troll (I looked through your posting history; you'rr clearly enjoying the fact that your guys won tonight.)
Explain - if something "fundamental" is happening - how the GOP not only held, but incredibly, actually GAINED House seats.
THe simple fact is that like the RINOS before him, McStain, Babbling Bob Dole and George the 1st, Romney was a bad candidate. Milquetoast moderates don't win. Conservatives do.
I don’t like Christie, never did. However, this election should not have been a close one. Obama should have been soundly defeated. We, America, did this to ourselves.
He may well have won, had he done that.
I totally agree, Sir_Ed.
Mittens played it way too "safe"... a product of his Republican handlers. Chief Strategist Eric Fehrstrom comes to mind. Ugh...
I agree whole-heartedly. But if the ticket lost, he would become damaged goods, just like Palin has become. Not fair, but that is how it works. Now Rubio becomes leading contender for 2016.
Agreed. He sold his soul to the “devil” for future favors.
So I called it right and I’m still a troll? I think I may actually have been within 5 EV of nailing it. Either way, we lost ground in the Senate when we were supposed to win it back. Allen and Bachman are losing. Gay marriage is passing as is legalized marajuana. All of this when there was this supposed Chik-Fil-A election coming up. Now we can either do what you look to be doing which is burying our heads in the sand and just pretend, or we can figure out why we lost and adjust.
And open borders.
If it's true that the white birth rate is going down, while minority birth rates are going up, it's the open borders that's where the growth in votes is coming from.
It's probably not as much a shift from producers to takers, but an uncontrolled influx of new takers.
Even so, no; it's not all on Christie. This election should not have been close.
We have to come to terms with this fact: we have lost the ideological battle. America is simply not a right-of-center country anymore. That has been a long time in coming, but it is now unmistakably upon us. When a President says that he "saved" a company by stealing $80bn+ dollars from taxpayers, screwed the bondholders, screwed the shareholders, screwed all of the non-union employees, and since taking that money has moved almost all of its new manufacturing to Mexico and China and the people in -- OF ALL PLACES, OHIO -- actually accept that story, we have a LOT of work to do.
We are swimming in an ocean of ideological filth, mathematical innumeeracy, and economic lunacy. And out stsandard bearers are not the ones with the primary responsibility of cleaning up the waters.