Skip to comments.Gov. Christie Praises President Obama
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."
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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.
I saw this on the MSM this morning. Christie worked the
phrase “Forward” into his statement like a good toadie.
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.
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.
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.
good work RINO
He signed a piece of paper, made a speech and flew on AF One again
all is well.
I understood Christie to be giving an honest opinion about the cooperation he got on Hurricane Sandy and was not giving Obama an endorsement.
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.
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.
Kissing bump for the all important FIMA checks.
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
” How about he just shut up? “
Christie never shuts up.
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.
Best NJ governor since NJ became a state.
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...
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.
What they say is not his problem. It's called the First Amendment. The few times I have seen this guy I respect him.
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.
At least Christie isn't moaning and complaining about Fed Govt assistance like La. ex-Gov. Blanco and Chocolate City mayor Nagin.
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.
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...
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.
Without an election , Fatso would be on his own!
Ask Bobby Jindal !!!!
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.
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.
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”.
And there were people who despised Gingrich for sitting on a couch for a 30 sec sound byte with Pelosi?
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 its convenient for him. He also seems to have a hard time controlling his temper. Im starting to wonder why Christie is so popular in the Republican party.
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