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Chris Christie "A Rotten Bastard," Top New Jersey Democrat Says
TBI ^ | July 5, 2011 | Zeke Miller

Posted on 07/05/2011 11:58:00 AM PDT by blam

Chris Christie "A Rotten Bastard," Top New Jersey Democrat Says

Zeke Miller
July 5, 2011, 2:07 PM

So what does New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) really think of Republican Gov. Chris Christie?

"He’s a rotten prick," Sen. Sweeney said in a shocking, unfiltered interview with The Newark Star Ledger.

The top Senate Democrat accused the governor of using his line-item veto powers to punish Democratic lawmakers.

"Last night I couldn’t calm down," Sweeney said. "To prove a point to me — a guy who has stood side by side with him, and made tough decisions — for him to punish people to prove his political point? He’s just a rotten bastard to do what he did."

Sweeney said Christie promised to consult with him before making cuts, but never did, adding insult to injury.

"I wanted to punch him in his head," Sweeney added.

The intensely personal — and public — spat will undoubtedly harm Christie's ability to marshal the Democrat-controlled legislature to support his legislative agenda, most notably education reform, which will be taken up in the fall.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christie; civility; democrats; hateful; newjersey; partyofcivility; politics; projection; rhetoric
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1 posted on 07/05/2011 11:58:02 AM PDT by blam
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Yeaaaa!!!! Christie!!!!


2 posted on 07/05/2011 11:59:40 AM PDT by y6162
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To: blam

Gee, Mr. Sweeney’s pretty civil, isn’t he?


3 posted on 07/05/2011 11:59:42 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama can't count.)
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To: blam

Anyone that can piss off Dimocrats that much is my kind of guy...


4 posted on 07/05/2011 12:00:01 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: blam

So what if Chris Christie is a “rotten bastard”. Sweeney doesn’t have to invite Christie to play golf, or have dinner with him. Sweeney should suck it up and keep his yap shut.


5 posted on 07/05/2011 12:01:29 PM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: blam

He reminds me of the union pig in the cartoon asking the tax payers to tighten their belts while he is wolfing down pizza and hotdogs.


6 posted on 07/05/2011 12:01:46 PM PDT by deadrock
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To: blam

Rotten Pr*cks Rule!


7 posted on 07/05/2011 12:04:07 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: blam

Awww...did the big mean governor say something you didn’t like?


8 posted on 07/05/2011 12:04:23 PM PDT by RockinRight (If we're "teabaggers" then they're "d-baggers.")
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To: blam

Mr. Christie just ratcheted up on my approval ratings. Anyone the Democrats don’t like is obviously doing his job right.


9 posted on 07/05/2011 12:05:03 PM PDT by MeganC (NO WAR FOR OIL! ........except when a Democrat's in charge.)
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To: blam

Mr. Sweeney probably thinks that “Veto Powers” is an Italian spy pilot.

Apologies to Mark Russell


10 posted on 07/05/2011 12:06:12 PM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama can't count.)
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To: blam
"Christie said he would give me the first punch? Does that mean he gets the next one?"


11 posted on 07/05/2011 12:07:30 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: blam

He’s OUR rotten prick.


12 posted on 07/05/2011 12:08:37 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: blam

Using his line-item veto powers? Oh hell, a dimocRAT would NEVER do that.

Go Christie...you must be doing something right!


13 posted on 07/05/2011 12:09:22 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: blam

Translatin: “We can’t defeat Christie on the issues, so we’re going to destroy his appeal to the unwashed masses.”


14 posted on 07/05/2011 12:09:53 PM PDT by American Quilter (Take back the White House and Senate in 2012--end the Obama Depression.)
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To: RexBeach

Sweeney is a petty crook who up to now has been used to his ‘corner’ of the Democrat hood. Now, Christie comes along and he’s a ‘bastard’....well, yes- maybe...but he’s our Bastard you asswipe Democrats - deal with it.


15 posted on 07/05/2011 12:11:34 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: blam

Perfect. This means Christie is directly over the target...


16 posted on 07/05/2011 12:12:04 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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"He’s a rotten prick," Sen. Sweeney said in a shocking, unfiltered interview with The Newark Star Ledger.

I know he's a RINO in a lot of ways but a democrat????

I don't think so!

17 posted on 07/05/2011 12:12:43 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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It almost makes me want to move to New Jersey.


18 posted on 07/05/2011 12:13:59 PM PDT by donhunt (I am sick and tired of those bastards insulting and lying to me.)
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To: blam

“The intensely personal — and public — spat will undoubtedly harm Christie’s ability to marshal the Democrat-controlled legislature to support his legislative agenda, most notably education reform, which will be taken up in the fall.”

I thought stuff like this was supposed to backfire on people....


19 posted on 07/05/2011 12:17:46 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: blam

“He’s a rotten prick,” Sen. Sweeney said


Why to the headline and quote not match?


20 posted on 07/05/2011 12:17:56 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: blam
Typical Demoprick who preaches civility but his actions don't match his talk. If a Republican, even worse, if a conservative tea party member let these words pass his lips, the DemocRATS would try to drum him out of office. DO AS I SAY, NOT AS I DO. One of Odummers’ favorite things.
21 posted on 07/05/2011 12:18:03 PM PDT by Nitehawk0325 (I have the right to remain silent, but I lack the ability...........)
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To: blam

He’s PO’d that Christie didn’t fall for his smarmy, weasley, greasy good-old-boy ploys and that he wasn’t able to compromise or co-opt Christie.


22 posted on 07/05/2011 12:19:24 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: blam

He’s PO’d that Christie didn’t fall for his smarmy, weasley, greasy good-old-boy ploys and that he wasn’t able to compromise or co-opt Christie.


23 posted on 07/05/2011 12:19:24 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: blam

Being called “a rotten bastard” by a freeloading, commie pig is always a badge of honor. Christie must be doing a great job.


24 posted on 07/05/2011 12:21:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (When the going gets tough, the tough check themselves into "rehab".)
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To: Gaffer

Wow, Gaffer, tough post! :)

-Rex


25 posted on 07/05/2011 12:21:54 PM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama can't count.)
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To: blam

“I wanted to PUNCH HIS HEAD!!!” Ah, the party of tolerance and love and kindness strikes again. What language mr. sweeney. Do you speak like that around your own house in front of your own family.

Good for Gov. Christie...he stands his ground and does what is right in spite of irresponsible and hateful, foul mouthed opposition.


26 posted on 07/05/2011 12:22:38 PM PDT by cubreporter (From TEA to Shining TEA - Go Rush Limbaugh..a giant of all that is good.)
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To: blam

“I wanted to PUNCH HIS HEAD!!!” Ah, the party of tolerance and love and kindness strikes again. What language mr. sweeney. Do you speak like that around your own house in front of your own family.

Good for Gov. Christie...he stands his ground and does what is right in spite of irresponsible and hateful, foul mouthed opposition.


27 posted on 07/05/2011 12:22:50 PM PDT by cubreporter (From TEA to Shining TEA - Go Rush Limbaugh..a giant of all that is good.)
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>> "He’s a rotten prick" "I wanted to punch him in his head" <<

Awww... looks like the die-hard Steve Lonegan fans who hate Christie with a passion (no matter what he does!) and the NJ Democrat thugs beholden to union goons are on the same page. Isn't that special? Now all Stephen Sweeney needs to do is start parroting their lies claiming Christie is "a pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage, Muslim loving social liberal" and he might get some support from "true conservatives"

28 posted on 07/05/2011 12:24:28 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: RexBeach; All
Sen. Sweeney said in a shocking, unfiltered interview with The Newark Star Ledger:

"He’s a rotten prick...He’s just a rotten bastard to do what he did...I wanted to punch him in his head."

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Nancy, pick up the white courtesy phone.

29 posted on 07/05/2011 12:24:43 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: blam

http://www.jihadwatch.org/2011/01/new-jersey-governor-christies-dirty-ties-to-hamas-linked-islamic-supremacists.html


30 posted on 07/05/2011 12:27:21 PM PDT by gitmogrunt (Christie and his Muslim Connection)
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To: PeterPrinciple

He said both things.


31 posted on 07/05/2011 12:27:58 PM PDT by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: blam
His fellow demonrats are gnawing on his backside so much...........he has no choice but to go after Christie..........Hahahahahahahahaha

8:}

32 posted on 07/05/2011 12:29:49 PM PDT by AwesomePossum (I have never looked this forward to a November II........)
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A democrap’s enemy is a conservative’s friend.


33 posted on 07/05/2011 12:31:16 PM PDT by 353FMG
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But their hate and incivility is ‘for the children’, so it’s OK.


34 posted on 07/05/2011 12:33:15 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: blam

Considering the source, I think Mr. Christie should take it as a compliment.


35 posted on 07/05/2011 12:39:41 PM PDT by WayneS ("I hope you know this will go down on your PERMANENT record...")
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The intensely personal — and public — spat will undoubtedly harm Christie's ability to marshal the Democrat-controlled legislature to support his legislative agenda...

Why? It seems to me that SANE democrats would want to distance themselves from Mr. Sweenie...

...oh, wait...

...we ARE talking about New Jersey democrats...

Nevermind...

36 posted on 07/05/2011 12:42:41 PM PDT by WayneS ("I hope you know this will go down on your PERMANENT record...")
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sounds like Chris struck a nerve, hit the money nerve, Democrats are twitching like a drunk with the DT's
37 posted on 07/05/2011 12:53:43 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer
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To: RexBeach

Only when you believe what HE believes, will he be civil towards you.


38 posted on 07/05/2011 12:55:34 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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sounds like Chris struck a nerve, the money nerve, Democrats are twitching like a drunk with the DT’s


39 posted on 07/05/2011 12:56:41 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer
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To: blam

That’s a heck of an endorsement. Good for Christie!


40 posted on 07/05/2011 12:57:26 PM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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Christe is doing an okay job. I’d think more of him if the moochers were rioting in the streets. I’d really like him if some “lone nut” took a shot at him because that is proof positive that he’d done something that upset the PTB. JFK promised to breakup the CIA and the Federal Reserve and look what happened to him!


41 posted on 07/05/2011 1:07:37 PM PDT by Roninf5-1
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To: blam

If the RATs hate him that much (and I’m not a big fan either) he must be doing SOMETHING right. When you start catching flak, you know you are over the target!


42 posted on 07/05/2011 1:14:21 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: donhunt

I wouldn’t live in NJ for love or money, but, darn - that governor is doing a helluva a job there. Kudos to Christie for ticking off the Demon RATS. He has gained a few points in my book too. Way to go governor! Way to go!


43 posted on 07/05/2011 1:15:13 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: donhunt
It almost makes me want to move to New Jersey.

We have RULES here! If you want to move in, you have to get a liberal to LEAVE!

;^)

44 posted on 07/05/2011 1:17:05 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: blam
I would be thrilled for a bunch of dirty democRats to consider me to be both a "rotten prick" AND a "rotten bastard".

Coming from that source, it's high praise.

45 posted on 07/05/2011 1:18:15 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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46 posted on 07/05/2011 1:21:24 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: blam

I remember someone saying “We Won, Get Over It!”

That saying might apply here.


47 posted on 07/05/2011 1:24:38 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: BillyBoy
Now all Stephen Sweeney needs to do is start parroting their lies claiming Christie is "a pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage, Muslim loving social liberal" and he might get some support from "true conservatives"

I've seen those claims posted at FR many times by "true conservatives"

48 posted on 07/05/2011 1:49:38 PM PDT by muleskinner
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To: blam

Hey now! Just because he looks like Bobby Baccalieri?


49 posted on 07/05/2011 1:56:36 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: blam

That’s no way to talk! Let’s have some civility around here!


50 posted on 07/05/2011 1:56:36 PM PDT by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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