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Christie to Test Presidential
Hopes in Iowa Trip

New York Times, by Michael Barbaro

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/16/2014 5:12:36 AM

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will make his most significant and elaborate return to the presidential arena this week amid indications that, despite his tribulations, his political standing has stabilized and his advisers see a possible path to the Republican nomination in 2016. Mr. Christie’s three-city swing through Iowa, the first state to have a say on the presidential race, will represent a highly public resumption of his White House ambitions after six months of scandal. It was deliberately constructed to showcase what his advisers believe distinguishes him from the emerging Republican field: his personality and ability to interact spontaneously

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/16/2014 5:26:07 AM     (No. 9926695)

When Christie first came upon the scene, he was a firebrand and didn´t take guff from anybody. Now he´s a milquetoast Republican in Name Only. He should change his party affiliation to demonrat because that´s what he is.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/16/2014 5:37:29 AM     (No. 9926699)

Christie is clueless. But he does put on a good show.....but alas, it´s just a show. AND to his own destruction, he´s an Obama butt kisser.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/16/2014 6:39:19 AM     (No. 9926775)

Oh goody - time for another I´m A Northeastern RINO Governor Tour. And the last one worked out so well in 2012.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/16/2014 6:39:24 AM     (No. 9926776)

The dough boy can be Elizabeth Warren´s V.P. candidate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/16/2014 6:44:12 AM     (No. 9926787)

Christie reminds me of a motor mouth union activist, spewing out whatever he thinks will benefit his agenda.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Elvira, 7/16/2014 7:24:10 AM     (No. 9926815)

PLEASE - don´t bother.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gerty, 7/16/2014 7:29:07 AM     (No. 9926823)

Absolutely agree with all of the above.

CC stay home!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: broken01, 7/16/2014 7:29:58 AM     (No. 9926824)

Chris Christie may have been good when he first became governor of New Jersey with his no nonsense attitude. Now however with his pass behavior he´s morphed into a RINO weasel suckup. With his all about me speech at the last RNC Convention to his being Hardy to Obama´s Laurel. Those pictures along make a run for the Presidency an out of the question joke.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/16/2014 7:51:56 AM     (No. 9926855)

Good for him; I hope he spends every dime he will ever earn--and lose as big as his belt-size.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: civilservant, 7/16/2014 8:09:46 AM     (No. 9926877)

No, #´s 1 & 8.
When CC first hit the road to the Governor´s mansion, his tendencies and proclivities towards RINOism were as clearly visible as were the Wan´s.
No wanted to listen to those who knew the real CC.
And now we march off to 2016 with him as the Republican front runner.
So goes the Republic.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/16/2014 8:33:04 AM     (No. 9926905)

He needs to be told to stay in N.J. Save the expense of the trip and all those donut and coffee breaks.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: shamus, 7/16/2014 8:34:46 AM     (No. 9926907)

Jeb Bush appears to have decided not to run, so this opens up room for another RINO.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/16/2014 9:19:09 AM     (No. 9926986)

The votes he gets outside of New Jersey will probably compare unfavorably with the number of women Bill Clinton has raped. Christie is done. Leave the road open for someone like Perry whose time seems to have come.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/16/2014 9:23:47 AM     (No. 9926998)

Unlike Scott Walker, NJ is deeper in the hole than ever. He passed a law requiring payment into the pension annually to prevent default and then overrides it when he doesn´t have the money.

That and his bear hug with Obama in 2012 are enough for me.

Can someone please explain to me why the leader of the free world´s election starts in Iowa? What makes them so special?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/16/2014 9:53:35 AM     (No. 9927064)

Meanwhile - -

- - the gangbangers in Capt. Cheeseburger´s home state have just declared all-out war on the police.

He´d like to become president just to get away from Joisey - - and all the chaos he has helped to create.

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