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Christie announces bid
for second term

Philadelphia Inquirer, by James Osborne

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Posted By:Calvinesq, 11/27/2012 8:50:23 AM

Gov. Christie put any speculation about his future plans to rest Monday, announcing that he would run for a second term as governor next November. The 50-year-old Republican made the announcement while visiting police and fire crews at Port Monmouth, one of many Shore towns ravaged by Sandy last month, saying the storm cemented his decision. "The public needs to know that I´m in this for the long haul. That the person that led them through the initial crisis wants to be here to lead them through the rebuilding and restoration of our state," he said.

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... and that´s what it´s all about.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jackson, 11/27/2012 9:00:15 AM     (No. 9035646)

Note the self-regard. "...the person that led them through the initial crisis wants to be here to lead them..." Wow! Is Christie a bigger narcissist than Obama? Our party(and country)is barren of real leaders. Sigh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: armywife85, 11/27/2012 9:02:53 AM     (No. 9035651)

"Led them through the initial crisis" Yeah whatever. You provided the poser in the W.H. a photo op that was invaluable to him in his re-election campaign. Have you heard from him since Governor Christie? You are done in the GOP..we have no use for fools like you.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/27/2012 9:05:14 AM     (No. 9035658)

Is he running as a democrat this time?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Namma, 11/27/2012 9:05:22 AM     (No. 9035659)

dems love turncoats...they will be happy to vote for Christie

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wilko, 11/27/2012 9:11:20 AM     (No. 9035670)

He knew he was running when he had his lips firmly on Obama´s rear end during the aftermath of Sandy. We knew it as well. No surprises here.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wakizashi1, 11/27/2012 9:38:27 AM     (No. 9035728)

When the Dems nominate their candidate, the press that built Christie up will turn on him as they did McCain, Dole and Romney. What they build up, they can destroy and will if it is a Republican. Like Obama, they thought Busch was a joke candidate.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: owl, 11/27/2012 10:27:59 AM     (No. 9035843)

It´s almost impossible to shut down Ann Coulter , but Hannity came close when he confronted her loving admiration of the traitor .

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jt26, 11/27/2012 10:36:23 AM     (No. 9035860)

Good luck to him, and to the state of New Jersey.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 11/27/2012 10:36:39 AM     (No. 9035861)

I read the headline too quickly and thought it said: "Christie announces bid for second helping"

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 11/27/2012 11:18:32 AM     (No. 9035947)

Christie is a huge RINO, but he is as close to a Republican that we can dream of getting is an ultra lie-beral hell hole like Jersey. So I hope he does run for re-election and win there.

However, I sure hope he doesn´t plan on taking his political career to the federal level, because he´s sure not getting any support from most Republicans if he does.

The images of him drooling all over NØbama and Springstein are forever burned into our memories...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/27/2012 11:26:04 AM     (No. 9035963)

Christie´s National aspirations were always a pipe dream. A simple reading of his policies would show his absolute addiction to Federal Dollars and who would he borrow from if he was President?

Chris Christie stabbed the Country in the heart, all to get a smoooch from Bruce.

I even doubt he is intelligent enough to realilze that Bruce´s disdain for him grew when he groveled before the Wan.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/27/2012 11:39:53 AM     (No. 9035990)

Christie needs and wants billion in aid to clean up Sandy so he`ll be much more inclined to leaning towards the democrats. Get ready for tax increases in Jersey.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: absalom, 11/27/2012 1:05:09 PM     (No. 9036176)

R Govs have made a difference in Penn, Ohio, Fla, Indiana, Michigan, Wisc, etc. Christie has made no difference in NJ, a rock solid blue state, addicted to big government, high taxes and pc. Just another noisy and self absorbed lefty wind bag who will be out on his kiester next year. Watch.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Japanorama, 11/27/2012 4:12:27 PM     (No. 9036476)

How will he be able to run for a second term while his lips are locked on Obama´s ass?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/27/2012 4:42:11 PM     (No. 9036521)

He played catcher on the baseball team. What do you expect?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/27/2012 9:40:39 PM     (No. 9036811)

Next, he´ll convert to Islam if it means re-election.

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