Skip to comments.Chris Christie Announces 2024 Presidential Run, Knocks Trump, George Washington, Praises Woodrow Wilson
Posted on 06/06/2023 8:49:31 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Christie has been a fierce opponent and critic of Donald Trump, despite endorsing him wholeheartedly in 2016, since the Russia collusion investigation, a criticism that only accelerated following the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill. In his announcement on Tuesday, the former New Jersey governor repeated his dislike for the former president, charging that he helped make America smaller by playing off people’s divisions.
“We have leaders who have led us to being small. Small by their example. Small by the way they conduct themselves. Small by the things they tell us we should care about. Smaller and smaller,” he said.
“And they do it in other ways too. They’re making us smaller by dividing us into smaller and smaller groups. And they sell to you that we should get into these smaller groups because we’ll be more comfortable,” he continued. “The smaller and smaller group you get into, then you’re probably not going to hear anything you disagree with. The smaller group you get into, you just watch the news you want to hear. The smaller group you get into, the less chances you’ll ever be offended by anything.”
Christie charged that both Republicans and Democrats were guilty of this divisive exploitation. On the left, he criticized Joe Biden and President Barack Obama, for promising to bring Americans together but doing the exact opposite. On the right, he criticized former President Donald Trump for allegedly continuing their divisions. Later, Christie more specifically attacked Donald Trump.
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In one of the more viral moments from his speech, Christie admonished George Washington while praising the foreign policy of former President Woodrow Wilson, who has been regarded as one of the worst presidents in history mostly due to his insistence in involving America in World War I and his failure to negotiate a fair peace with Germany, which could have prevented World War II.
“In 1917, when Europe was at war and dictatorships were taking over the entire continent, and America had followed the admonition of George Washington since its founding to stay out of foreign entanglements, Woodrow Wilson said, ‘no, if America allows Europe to go under dictatorship, we will be next,'” explained Christie. “Franklin Roosevelt said the same thing 24 years later when Hitler and Mussolini and Hirohito decided that dictatorship is what was going to rule the world.”
Chris Christie just threw George Washington under the bus to praise… Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat.
No wonder he closed the George Washington Bridge. pic.twitter.com/DgdQEInXRL
— Steven Cheung (@TheStevenCheung) June 6, 2023
At first look at the title I thought this was from Babylon Bee.
George Washington was correct to BEWARE of foreign entanglements. We should not have been a part of WWI.
Cristy Creme is high on sugar.
Had we listened to the founders especially THE GREATEST AMERICAN of ALL TIME, George Washington, we would be so much better off right now.
LOL. Does he think he can win? Is his campaign manager shining him on? What bloc does he attract by bashing Washington? Who does he win over praising Woodrow Wilson? He’s looking for the racist, fascist, warmonger soccer moms?
Democrat racists who’ve gone untouched by the Democrat-Party mob include FDR, Woodrow Wilson, Robert Byrd, and Richard Russell. Their statues and buildings still stand. As does the historically racist Democrat Party, the party of the confederacy.— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) June 23, 2020
Wait, his grasp of history is astonishingly bad. The purpose of entering WWI was not to stop dictatorships, WWI caused dictatorships.
… (I)t is very clear that in fundamental theory, socialism and democracy are almost, if not quite, one and the same. They both rest at bottom upon the absolute right of the community to determine its own destiny and that of its members. Men as communities are supreme over men as individuals. …Wilson would not be concerned about any corner of the globe becoming subject to dictatorship. I cannot find Christie’s supposed quote anywhere; he seems to have made it up.
— Woodrow Wilson, “Socialism and Democracy”
So, Krispy’s hero is Woodrow Wilson, who initiated the IRS and the Federal Reserve.
However, his crowning achievement was sending U.S. men to die in World War One, which was a strictly European conflict. Our decisive presence led to the Treaty of Versailles, and the punitive provisions which created the mad little corporal, Adolph Hitler.
Krispy should be Biden’s Secretary of State.
Woodrow Wilson, May 1908 (Rediscovering Americanism, p. 50)
"No doubt a great deal of nonsense has been talked about the inalienable rights of the individual, and a great deal that was mere vague sentiment and pleasing speculation has been put forward as fundamental principle."— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) July 5, 2020
That’s not entirely true, Wilson has been targeted. Princeton has renamed things were named after Wilson, and maybe York down a statue?
The clowns in the Republican field want a replay of 2016.
As a Pro Trump “5th Avenue guy”..... I’m very happy right now.(The more the merrier)
Throw in some left-wing independent candidates, to peel off young morons who grew up during the Obama & Bernie Bros Era, idiots who believe in hope & change.
As a Trump supporter..... I like what I’m seeing so far.
Nope, but should get a book deal worth millions.
Brits needed Brexit in 1914.
I see the board has yet again forgotten that Wilson was re-elected on the slogan “He Kept Us Out Of War”. It was the US public that wanted to go to war, shaming Wilson and showing the courage of Americans. Wilson was a precursor of Biden, allowing ships with US passengers to be blood-sacrificed to tyrants. Had WWI resulted in Germany taking over the continent, we certainly would have been next, because Kaiser Wilhelm’s stated goal was to assemble “a United States of Europe against America”.
Germamy was no more a dictatorship in 1914 than France. Aistria with its famously feared secret police was on a par with the Allies’ Russia. Christie just revealed he knows nothing about history.
The IRS was founded in 1862, when Wilson was years old. But, Wilson did sign the Federal Reserve Act into law.
Christie probably jumped in the race to ensure Trump is nominated.
Meh, I doubt it. He can’t be completely stupid, he must know that by jumping in, he is helping Trump. He’s probably been promised some job is Trump gets in office.
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