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Seeking Redemption, Sometimes
With a Familiar Ring

New York Times, by BILL MARSH, ALICIA PARLAPIANO

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Posted By:FlyRight, 1/11/2014 7:06:14 AM

Gov. Chris Christie’s lengthy press conference on Thursday had many echoes of previous political moments of regret. Herewith, strung together, apologies culled from notable speeches and statements made in the aftermath of wrongdoing or other officeholder embarrassments. I rise today to deliver a very difficult speech. Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, 2009. I´ll lay it out. It´s going to hurt.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/11/2014 7:51:14 AM     (No. 9687850)

I notice there was no reference to Zippy´s apologies culled from notable speeches and statements made in the aftermath of wrongdoing or other officeholder embarrassments. Oh, wait...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: geo11, 1/11/2014 7:53:04 AM     (No. 9687853)

Christie was a threat to the Godmother and had to be whacked. Most true conservatives never thought of Christie as a contendah. He is a RINO and never would have made it thru the primaries. I hope he stays gone.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: peterfleming, 1/11/2014 9:04:00 AM     (No. 9687962)

Chris would be a most entertaining PR guy for the republican RINO Rubio type dummy that the back room boys pick to run for president. Chris is fun to be with,
but he doesn´t show us a minute of the American wisdom of a Ronald Reagan or a Ron Paul.
For all of his no-TelePrompTer likability, he just does not have free market patriot DNA.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/11/2014 9:04:21 AM     (No. 9687963)

I noted McGreevey´s crap about a person´s ´unique truth.´ Every pol in the survey has his own take on the facts. But there is only ONE truth. Ever.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nevernaught, 1/11/2014 12:26:41 PM     (No. 9688259)

Is this the same person who gave our head Muslim a big hug and told him what a great job he was doing. Or the guy who made a speech at the Republican convention that was all about himself. Did he even mention Romney, maybe once.

Redemption comes to those who admit wrongdoing or participation in the deed and who are truly sorry. That isn´t going to happen here. No more Eastern politicians on the ticket for national office. Liberals all.

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