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Christie Texas trip
highlights damage of bridge scandal

Los Angeles Times, by Mark Z. Barabak

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Posted By:Rafter, 2/7/2014 5:56:53 PM

For the first time in two decades, Texas is electing itself a new governor, making the contest — featuring liberal heroine Wendy Davis — one of the marquee races of this election year. That alone would be good reason for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the GOP’s gubernatorial campaign arm, to drop by [snip] But that, of course, was before the George Washington Bridge scandal drove Christie’s White House ambitions into a ditch. The governor was in Texas on Thursday, raising money for the RGA, and the nature of his visit demonstrated everything that need be said

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This went online yesterday afternoon and is a very worthwhile look at Christie´s current problems in fundraising and appearing... No pol wants to be photographed anywhere near him... They run and hide.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 2/7/2014 6:36:15 PM     (No. 9723778)

Christie deserves exactly what he´s gotten for the way he treated Romney and GOP last year after Sandy. Christie is not interested in anyone but Christie. I hope the MSM runs you in the ground and hammer you like a cheap nail -- sorry bastar@

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 2/7/2014 6:51:43 PM     (No. 9723797)

Open borders advocate and Common Core supporting Jeb Bush is the presumptive RINO nominee now.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 100percenttexan, 2/7/2014 7:19:10 PM     (No. 9723815)

What a load of carp. Christi is not popular in Texas because he is a liberal northeastern liberal country club republican.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56, 2/7/2014 9:05:52 PM     (No. 9723906)

Did Fat Christie come to Texas to do a fundraiser for Wendy (aka Sugar Baby Abortion Barbie)?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/8/2014 12:18:48 AM     (No. 9724074)

Bridge or no bridge, Christie is not Texans´ type.

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