Skip to comments.Chris Christie signs 10 gun control bills into law
Posted on 08/09/2013 7:19:29 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
But he refused to sign 5 others so everything is ok, right?
Two of the bills Christie signed were opposed by gun-rights activists: One bars gun purchases by people on the federal terrorism watch-list; the other makes it mandatory for the state to submit information on people who are banned from gun ownership to a national database.
Christie has not tipped his hand as to whether he will sign or veto the other five bills, which include an outright ban on the sale of the highest caliber rifle
Christie's handling of the gun bills was just another day of walking a fine line.
On one hand, he wants to win reelection in his increasingly blue state this November with as resounding a margin as possible and preserve his cross-party appeal on the national stage.
On the other, he is widely believed to be shaping up for a 2016 White House bid. He therefore needs to maintain his viability with the GOP base if he is to get through the primary process. And segments of that base have come to regard him with growing suspicion.
A year ago, the Christie brand looked tailor-made for a GOP in need of a new standard-bearer. He was the brash, sometimes abrasive governor who took the fight to labor unions, Democrats and the media alike.
But some conservatives contend that, of late, Christie has been much too inclined to burnish his moderate credentials.
Signing Thursday's gun bills was one example. But his most high-profile apostasies by far were his appearances with President Obama, both in the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and in late May. Those images are certain to find their way into the TV ads of intraparty rivals if Christie does run for the White House.
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—Christie’s opponent could have horns, a tail and smell of sulphur and get my vote-—
He wants Obama to appoint him the next ATTORNEY GENERAL. He’s Obama’s big-bosomed buddy now.
Even worse, they could even be a Democrat.
Christie is a fat POS
A TRUE RHINO!
He’s beyond RINO, he’s a Rat in everything but name.
“his game plan is to have the conservatives knock each other off in the primaries while he racks up delegates. Eventually, it will be him against the surviving conservative who will be poorly funded and hopelessly behind in the delegate race.”
That is the game plan of all RINOs amd more of a reason to try to get a solid conservative out front early.
could have horns, a tail and smell of sulphur and get my vote-
Simply put, there is nothing lower than the scum that Christie is. He is the classic “flim-flam man.”
I wonder how many millions of Republican voters staying home on election day it is going to take to wake up the party?
That would make Chrispy Creme a DIABLO (Democrat In All But Label Only).
That’s RHINO with an H.
I support banning donuts without a permit, banning larger donuts, and being on the “Federal Donut-Watch-List.”
"I saw what you did there."
More like PHLEGM ... :p
Without looking into the details I can opine that this is all showmanship. I live in NJ and I looked into gun ownership. Man, the hoops they make you jump through then they simply don’t issue the permit. They slow roll it, lose it, stuff like that. If everything is already either illegal or impossible to get (legally) then what point other than showmanship do new laws serve?
“Christie has not tipped his hand as to whether he will sign or veto the other five bills, which include an outright ban on the sale of the highest caliber rifle.”
I’m assuming he is speaking of the .50 cal Barrett. Definitely not the choice of the street thugs, so what’s the point?
A very pro gun NJ Assemblyman who belongs to my gun club and has known the Governor for over 20 years said that “he is not and will not be a friend to gun owners”. Other than commuting Brian Aitken (who tried to follow New Jersey’s convoluted gun laws which are written to make every NJ gun owner a felon), he has done nothing for NJ gun owners.