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Christie office: Obama administration
approved Jersey Shore TV ads

Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas

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Posted By:Drive, 1/13/2014 3:21:11 PM

Aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are pointing out that the Obama administration approved of the New Jersey tourism ads starring Christie and his family that a Democratic congressman has encouraged federal investigators to probe. Using federal relief money after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the state of the New Jersey ran “Stronger than the Storm” ads promoting the state’s beaches. “The Stronger Than The Storm campaign was just one part of the first action plan approved by the Obama Administration and developed with the goal of effectively communicating that the Jersey Shore was open for business during the first

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jlmaca, 1/13/2014 3:28:09 PM     (No. 9690518)

Christy, the McCain, Romney clone in early burnout mode. Can´t wait to see the next RINO to be exalted as the Republican savior.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: artman1746, 1/13/2014 3:30:39 PM     (No. 9690526)

Get in bed with dogs then expect to get fleas.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nigella, 1/13/2014 3:40:14 PM     (No. 9690541)

Don´t like him much but at least he fights back... That´s more than I can say about a lot of Republicans... They prefer to grovel .....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: readaholic, 1/13/2014 3:42:28 PM     (No. 9690544)

Sure would be nice if Christy took O down with him but I guess we all know that can´t happen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 10-289, 1/13/2014 3:58:00 PM     (No. 9690562)

Oh, I guess that makes it OK

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/13/2014 4:19:43 PM     (No. 9690587)

What #3 said.

A read of the article reveals that Dem loudmouth Pallone tried to zap Christie following the bridge closing kerfuffle. But, lo and behold, the ad expenditure was cleared by O&Co to promote NJ beaches after Sandy.

Pallone is looking rather egg-faced...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Opsimath, 1/13/2014 4:44:43 PM     (No. 9690614)

May not be THE worm, but A worm has turned and BLAMED OBAMA. Let´s see how zero likes that.

Too bad about Christie; he has the most growl of any Republican and fought back just as good as he got. Especially enjoyed how he put laptop demo reporters in their place. Hope he gets his fight back and engages the democrates with their own tactics.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/13/2014 11:21:19 PM     (No. 9690995)

Surely, Christie didn´t believe Zippy was his best bud, did he ?

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