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New Scandal, Same Old Christie
National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy

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Posted By:Honeybadger, 1/11/2014 3:36:21 PM

After swiftly dismissing a top official in his administration, Chris Christie was characteristically caustic when pressed by the press for the lesson to be drawn from the scandal: “Don’t lie to the governor.” But that was then — three years ago. This week, the raging bull turned sad puppy for two hours of bravura contrition after cashiering yet another top aide who, he says, lied to him. It is a different time, and this is a very different scandal. Yet, I can’t help suspecting it’s the same old Christie. Back in 2010, it was Bret Schundler, Christie’s education chief, who was shown

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 1/11/2014 4:21:57 PM     (No. 9688507)

If only Christie had come to the podium and said.....

At this point in time........WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE!!!!

I can just see it now.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/11/2014 4:34:05 PM     (No. 9688523)

How comical the press is about defining what IS a scandal, and what is not.
I await the reporting on Benghazi, IRS, Justice Dept. Fast and Furious, persecution of elderly Veterans during the shut down, crony no bid contracts, cash for clunkers, Solyndra, shovel ready jobs, etc.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/11/2014 4:47:30 PM     (No. 9688534)

Ah, yes, the worm turns slowly but it will surely turn as Christie will find out. He escaped the turning of the worm in 2010. I suspect this time will be different. Worms don´t like getting thrown under the bus and who knows, perhaps Bret Schundler was a friend of these latest casualties.

By the way, I don´t care what the dimocrats or their MSM enablers did or do. Just because someone else stole 20 million doesn´t make it okay for me to steal 5.

This whole thing is starting to smell like last week´s garbage.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StuartL, 1/11/2014 11:49:33 PM     (No. 9688831)

Every group – whether it’s a club, a team, a company, a political organization, or a church – has a culture. The members of the group know where the limits are, and are perfectly aware of what sort of conduct is acceptable to their leader.

The fact that a staffer would write, or even think, “Time for traffic problems in Fort Lee” should tell us all we need to know about the culture of Chris Christie’s administration.

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