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Gov. Christie Praises President Obama
ABC News Blogs ^ | Oct 30, 2012 | Abby Phillip

Posted on 10/30/2012 7:41:05 AM PDT by KeyLargo

ABC News Blogs

By Abby Phillip | ABC News Blogs

One of Mitt Romney's biggest supporters, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, had nothing but praise for President Barack Obama today, as his state prepares to rebuild from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

"I have to say, the administration, the president, himself and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate have been outstanding with us so far," Christie said on Good Morning America. "We have a great partnership with them."

(Excerpt) Read more at gma.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: christie; hurricane; hurricanesandy; obama; praise

1 posted on 10/30/2012 7:41:13 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

The GOP tends not to invent memes like the Left and Dems. What’s Christie supposed to do? Lie if he’s gotten the help requested? He would only look small and the media would then reflect it on Romney. This way, at best, its a local story. No harm done.


2 posted on 10/30/2012 7:44:42 AM PDT by The Hound Passer
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To: KeyLargo

I saw this on the MSM this morning. Christie worked the
phrase “Forward” into his statement like a good toadie.


3 posted on 10/30/2012 7:46:39 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: The Hound Passer

How about he just shut up? Praising Obama at this point is not good for anybody. Bush certainly got no praise for ANY of his efforts.


4 posted on 10/30/2012 7:48:57 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: KeyLargo

Christie is a good man and a good leader. He said the right thing in the right tone. This is not about politics. His state is down and hurting.


5 posted on 10/30/2012 7:50:21 AM PDT by indianrightwinger
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To: indianrightwinger

ditto


6 posted on 10/30/2012 7:59:45 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: indianrightwinger

Maybe its not about politics to him....BUT it certainly is to the media/left. And they will use ANYTHING to get Obummer elected again. So, he needs to shut up.


7 posted on 10/30/2012 8:02:19 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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good work RINO

He signed a piece of paper, made a speech and flew on AF One again

all is well.

argh


8 posted on 10/30/2012 8:03:33 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: KeyLargo

I understood Christie to be giving an honest opinion about the cooperation he got on Hurricane Sandy and was not giving Obama an endorsement.


9 posted on 10/30/2012 8:05:48 AM PDT by Outrance
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To: indianrightwinger
A hurricane is not a decerner of political parties (unless a republican happens to be president).
10 posted on 10/30/2012 8:06:37 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: KeyLargo

He’s a politician. He know’s he needs help from the Federal Government, so he has to butter up the money source. Smart thinking.


11 posted on 10/30/2012 8:07:08 AM PDT by mia
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To: KeyLargo

Christie is doing his job, and making it non-political is the right thing to do. The media has their knee pads on. They are despicable. Some on the right need to make the statement that Christie has been excellent in this crisis in NJ, and hat tip to Romney for selecting him as the keynote of the convention to represent the leadership of our party.


12 posted on 10/30/2012 8:07:38 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: KeyLargo

Kissing bump for the all important FIMA checks.


13 posted on 10/30/2012 8:11:10 AM PDT by bmwcyle (45% to 47% of American voters are stupid)
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To: KeyLargo

why cant this dude just shut his mouth..does he always talk til he is sure damage is done? thats what he did at R convention


14 posted on 10/30/2012 8:27:04 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Blue Turtle

” How about he just shut up? “

Christie never shuts up.


15 posted on 10/30/2012 8:27:26 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: KeyLargo
It must be an election year.

Just look at all the times Obama refused to help Red States when they needed federal help, midwest floods, texas fires, Louisiana oil spill and hurricane.

16 posted on 10/30/2012 8:28:19 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ilgipper

Best NJ governor since NJ became a state.


17 posted on 10/30/2012 8:33:58 AM PDT by Morris70
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To: indianrightwinger
Christie is a good man and a good leader. He said the right thing in the right tone. This is not about politics. His state is down and hurting.

The whole damn country is down and hurting. Is he trading a little FEMA money for NJ in exchange for 4 more years of economic hell? I think so...

18 posted on 10/30/2012 8:37:20 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Quit poking holes in the life raft!)
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To: KeyLargo

I saw this too and wondered why Christie -ate least twice— added his own adjectives to his statements.....saying Obama was extra ordinary, etc. I wondered why he would do that unless he wants Romney to lose.


19 posted on 10/30/2012 8:37:51 AM PDT by Fawn (RESTORE FREEDOM!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Blue Turtle
Maybe its not about politics to him....BUT it certainly is to the media/left. And they will use ANYTHING to get Obummer elected again. So, he needs to shut up.

What they say is not his problem. It's called the First Amendment. The few times I have seen this guy I respect him.

20 posted on 10/30/2012 8:41:39 AM PDT by cwbys4evr
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To: Blue Turtle

Again, he was asked a question, gave an honest answer. Do we really want to be like the lying left? That’s no way to cease the moral high ground. I have no interest in a right Harry Reid or Nancy Pelosi or Barack Obama.

He’s answer was regarding relief efforts. It’s non-political issue, or should be, though I realize the left politicizes everything, Alinksy tactics an all. His answer made him look bigger than any of the Obama supporters crying that Romney’s call for supporters to donate relief items is nothing more than a political ploy. Plus Christie looks bi-partisan, a plus for “independent” voters.

Let’s save the attacks for issues that the Ds are actually screwing up on, which there are plenty. Christie’s praise is harmless at worst.


21 posted on 10/30/2012 8:44:11 AM PDT by The Hound Passer
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To: KeyLargo
Christie is taking active command as a responsible Gov. Romney is on the ground assisting with collecting donations. Bammy is in comfy DC helping with redistributing the taxpayers charity.

At least Christie isn't moaning and complaining about Fed Govt assistance like La. ex-Gov. Blanco and Chocolate City mayor Nagin.

22 posted on 10/30/2012 9:07:01 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: The Hound Passer

All I hear on the radio and news is how Christie called Obama great and extraordinary...blah blah blah.....just what we needed before the election.


23 posted on 10/30/2012 9:10:53 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: tflabo; All
Christie is doing a superb job. I just watched his presser. We have no idea yet how bad NJ got hit, because there are no pictures so far. I know the Jersey coast well, and maybe 100 miles of it has been literally erased. Atlantic City is a disaster, it's miniature version of NO after Katrina, and its mayor is as stupid as Nagin ever was.

Most important, Christie this week, and in the coming weeks, has guaranteed his own re-election.. Corey Booker has been positioning for a run...now, Christie should be a near lock...

24 posted on 10/30/2012 9:13:49 AM PDT by ken5050 (Another reason to vote for Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at the WH Christmas party)
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To: KeyLargo

Praising a President for doing his job in the midst of the final days of an election campaign. Give me and effing break!

Where was this spooge during the Gulf Oil Spill for weeks on end?

Where was he during the torrential rain store damage and flooding in Memphis?

Where was this spooge during Benghazi?

Where was this spooge any time there was a national problem that didn’t relate to re-electing his sorry ass?

Where was he...where was he...where was he? He was in Vegas campaigning I guess.


25 posted on 10/30/2012 9:13:51 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: KeyLargo

Without an election , Fatso would be on his own!

Ask Bobby Jindal !!!!


26 posted on 10/30/2012 9:18:41 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: CrazyIvan

You can’t constantly be on the attack, he more important business to attend to than partisan issues. If he went into attack mode, he would have made this storm political and that is the worst thing he could do at this point with his state being so hard hit. Leave the attacks to the Dems.


27 posted on 10/30/2012 9:25:19 AM PDT by panthermom (Pray for our troops!)
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To: panthermom
“You can’t constantly be on the attack, he more important business to attend to than partisan issues. If he went into attack mode, he would have made this storm political and that is the worst thing he could do at this point with his state being so hard hit. Leave the attacks to the Dems.”

I agree that this is not the time for an attack, but purposely working one of Obama’s slogans into his comment
wasn't neccessary either.

28 posted on 10/30/2012 10:09:27 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Blue Turtle

Find a better radio station to listen to. I don’t hear such things on D.C. radio. I doubt people are going to decide to vote Obama because he decided to be president for a day. Ultimately the economy is near totaled and Romneys being extraordinary himself regarding relief efforts.

Also employment #s due Friday which may or may not be released. Either way Christies comments will be long forgotten by then.


29 posted on 10/30/2012 11:46:52 AM PDT by The Hound Passer
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To: The Hound Passer

WTIC in CT....while I agree about people voting...I just don’t think this Failure in Chief deserves kudos for anything. Crisp Crispy took it too far. An appropriate response would have been “Response was adequate...but its the people who are pulling together and lifting themselves up....not the federal government”.


30 posted on 10/30/2012 12:28:14 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: KeyLargo

And there were people who despised Gingrich for sitting on a couch for a 30 sec sound byte with Pelosi?


31 posted on 10/30/2012 12:32:29 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: dalebert

I lost my respect for Governor Christie after he lowered the flag to half-staff for the likes of Hollyweird celebrity Whitney Houston. His convention speech was terrible and he praises and sucks up to Obama and the feds when it’s convenient for him. He also seems to have a hard time controlling his temper. I’m starting to wonder why Christie is so popular in the Republican party.


32 posted on 10/31/2012 10:46:50 AM PDT by 426cuda
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