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Chris Christie is playing with fire
The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | January 18, 2013 | Aaron Blake

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 Obama’s 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 Obama’s daughters to make a political point.

“To talk about the president’s children or any public officer’s 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 it’s awful to bring public figures’ children into the political debate. They don’t deserve to be there. And for any of us who are public figures, you see that ad and you cringe. You cringe because it’s just not appropriate to do that, in my opinion.”

(VIDEO AT LINK)

Within the Republican Party, there are certain groups you just don’t mess with if you want to win primaries, and the NRA is one of them. As we’re seeing in the current gun debate, even many Democrats don’t mess with the NRA...

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TOPICS: New Jersey; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2016; banglist; chrischristie; christie; morbidobesity; nra; obama; romney; spam
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To: Kadric
I am in NC now but still own a place about 20 min south of Huntsville. Never really ran into many liberals there my self but don’t go looking for them either.

The leftists in Huntsville are near UAH, of course, and along highway 20 where a lot of the Yankees flocked to for the high tech jobs. One place where they weren't back in my day was at Greenbrier Bar-B-Que. It seems that commies just hate good Southern cooking!

51 posted on 01/18/2013 4:33:00 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: caltaxed
Where’s the best climate in Alabama?

I don't think that you want to go farther south than Birmingham. The northern part of the state is, of course, a little cooler than the southern part. Both are subject to the South's heat and bad humidity in the summer (hell, it's hot most everywhere in North America in the summer), but you will find that the winters are mild, really mild, in comparison to, say New York, and the springs and autumns are downright beautiful.

As a bonus, spring comes early in Alabama, in March, while the rest of the non-Dixie states shiver!

P.S., I agree with you concerning Mobile. It's hot and humid there much longer than the rest of the state.

52 posted on 01/18/2013 7:21:50 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: buffaloguy

If Christie is playing with fire, he better not get burned, as he would burn like a can of Sterno for three years, minimum.


53 posted on 01/18/2013 7:41:59 PM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: OldPossum; 2ndDivisionVet

“...people seem to think only of Texas when thinking relocation...”

I’ve got 30+ years exp. in defense/aerospace industry (Logistics Anaylst/Process Engineer/Tech. Writer/Mechanic) - I could find a job in either state in an hour.

I’ve also got a wife and a special-needs daughter to go along with an under-water mortgage - “thank you to all our friends of BHO”....


54 posted on 01/19/2013 4:47:23 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: dforest

John McCain, Episode III.


55 posted on 01/19/2013 6:50:43 AM PST by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Christie should stick with feeding his face it is the only thing he does well. He is a slob and will never be president....never.


56 posted on 01/19/2013 3:52:49 PM PST by Katarina (America Died on November 6th, 2012)
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To: Cicero

The only people who say “joizy” are transplants from Bensonhurst from 40 years ago. Most North Jerseyites talk like Anthony Bourdain, while South Jersyites talk like Patti Smith.


57 posted on 01/20/2013 5:00:36 PM PST by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: Clemenza

Quite right. I have friends in New Jersey—or at least I did until taxes drove them out—but I’m not from there myself. QED.

How about Long Gisland?


58 posted on 01/20/2013 5:10:24 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He showed what a Whore he is... how can we support him now?


59 posted on 01/20/2013 5:14:00 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Christie is the poster boy for the “new”, “ more inclusive”, more tolerant”, modernized Republican Party. Wait and see.


60 posted on 01/25/2013 8:12:29 PM PST by Aleya2Fairlie
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