After Sandy, a surge of support for New Jersey's Christie

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fromthecenter wrote:

Maybe there is a lesson for all politicians that compromise and working together isnt such a bad thing after all. Take note teabaggers….

Nov 21, 2012 7:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
Kuji wrote:

Exactly fromthecenter,

Placating to hard-right fringe elements of the electorate got Romney nowhere and Christie is smart enough to see this; Romney didn’t get the job he wanted and now he’s being used as the scape goat for everything that went wrong with this election cycle for GOP. The new post-election strategy emerging from the right seems to be they are willing to tone down their rhetoric, such as no more harsh comments towards women (rape), latinos, etc; but make absolutely no effort to change their stances towards policies that target these voting blocs. It’s a recipe for more fail as the GOP criticizes Christie for working with the president in the time of crisis, even after Christie gains more popularity. This is what a party looks like when they’ve successfully kicked out all their moderates and grown ups in their primaries and embraced bigots and idiots with no experience in politics.

Nov 21, 2012 9:10am EST  --  Report as abuse
Eideard wrote:

Please, please don’t spend too much time trying to inculcate reason and responsibility into the Party-formerly-known-as-Republican. t’s more fun watching them crash and burn.

Nov 21, 2012 9:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
Eideard wrote:

Please, please don’t spend too much time trying to inculcate reason and responsibility into the Party-formerly-known-as-Republican. t’s more fun watching them crash and burn.

Nov 21, 2012 9:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
cocostar wrote:

The deal isn’t over yet so lets not get carried away with the governor for doing his job!

Nov 21, 2012 10:50am EST  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

Tea-baggers dislike him, say he is too liberal. He must be ok.

Nov 21, 2012 3:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

@Kuji

“This is what a party looks like when they’ve successfully kicked out all their moderates and grown ups in their primaries and embraced bigots and idiots with no experience in politics.”

You can apply that to Democrats in 2010. It doesn’t work for either party.

Nov 21, 2012 3:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AZreb wrote:

There have been no articles in the past few days on the devastation done by Sandy – only Black Friday and Turkey Day seem to be important.

Saw a TV show on PBS giving first-hand views about the disaster and it was so frightening to see the pictures of the areas at night – hear the stories of the people who lost their loved ones and their homes, listen to the firefighters who worked so hard to save lives and property, the workers who were in water working on high-voltage electrical boxes, those who worked in the subway system to pump out the millions of gallons of water and then check each and every electrical component.

Now – silence on the lives of those affected by this disaster. Are they in temporary housing? Do they have food available and within their reach? Clothing – many lost everything they owned and it is cold. We lose sight so quickly of those affected.

Nov 23, 2012 7:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
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