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CPAC: Chris Christie’s not invited this year
Hot Air ^ | 2/25/13 | Allahpundit

Posted on 02/25/2013 4:38:23 PM PST by Nachum

I have my issues with him just like you do, but c’mon. Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush are conservative enough to speak at CPAC but not Christie? He’s the current vice chair of the RGA and will be chairman next year for the midterms. He’s headed for a landslide reelection victory in a deep blue state, where his approval rating is currently the highest for a New Jersey governor in the 17 years since Quinnipiac started tracking that. He’s one of the few members of the party with a national profile who’s reasonably well liked by voters across the board. Leverage his popularity, if only for a day.

I understand wanting to punish him for slobbering all over Obama after Sandy, but how do you find a spot for Chris Hayes and not for this guy? For cripes sake, Joe Scarborough’s spoken at CPAC. David Frum could probably get on a panel if he really tried. Their definition of “conservative” isn’t strict.

At least eight potential presidential contenders will be speaking at CPAC: Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania.

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1 posted on 02/25/2013 4:38:32 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

He can go suck eggs


2 posted on 02/25/2013 4:41:01 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Christie can go play golf with Zero for all I care....


3 posted on 02/25/2013 4:42:32 PM PST by ptsal (E)
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To: Nachum
Christie has no one to blame but himself. He created the doubts among his original fans.

He is damaged goods because he has damaged himself.

He is untrustworthy.

4 posted on 02/25/2013 4:42:41 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: Nachum
Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush are conservative enough to speak at CPAC

What is conservative about them?

5 posted on 02/25/2013 4:44:07 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Nachum

Christie might as well change his party affiliation. He kissed Obama’s butt. That I cannot forgive. He is just another RINO from the North East.


6 posted on 02/25/2013 4:44:07 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Nachum

To make up for it, they invited Bob McDonnell.


7 posted on 02/25/2013 4:44:07 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Nachum

"Ya know, if you ever get tired of shelly, I am the same size as her..."

8 posted on 02/25/2013 4:45:43 PM PST by freedumb2003 (I learned everything I needed to know about racism from Colin Powell)
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To: driftdiver
He can go suck eggs

Don't be ridiculous. Eggs aren't fattening.

Christie will go suck crullers and, for mid-morning snack, toasted and buttered bialys slathered thick with cream cheese.

9 posted on 02/25/2013 4:47:13 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: ptsal
Christie can go play golf with Zero for all I care....

He can provide the shade.

10 posted on 02/25/2013 4:47:39 PM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: donna

Well said.


11 posted on 02/25/2013 4:47:45 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: Nachum
Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush are conservative enough to speak at CPAC... and... Joe Scarborough’s spoken at CPAC

So?!?

A few wrongs don't make it right.

Has Christie even apologized yet?

Has he even asked for permission from Obama to go to CPAC?
12 posted on 02/25/2013 4:49:28 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: Nachum

Christie the craven politician will sleep (and eat) with anyone to get ahead. The Sandy love-fest with Obama translated into to high Christie poll numbers in NJ and a second term for 0bomba. Sell the country down the river in order to advance your career... thanks a trillion, Arbuckle.


13 posted on 02/25/2013 4:51:19 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: donna

Sounds to me like CPAC has gone liberal.


14 posted on 02/25/2013 4:51:35 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Nachum

No respect for Christie as far as I’m concerned.


15 posted on 02/25/2013 4:53:00 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Nachum

former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

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Interesting.....


16 posted on 02/25/2013 4:54:51 PM PST by deport
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To: Nachum

Romney and Christie, this is funny stuff.


17 posted on 02/25/2013 4:56:05 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is a longtime supporter of homosexualizing the Boy Scouts (and the military).)
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To: deport

Like who gives a rats ass!


18 posted on 02/25/2013 4:56:05 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Nachum
former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

That's a news flash!

19 posted on 02/25/2013 4:57:02 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Nachum

Intentionally or not, consiously or not, Christie actively helped Obama get reelected.

That separates him from the run of the mill RINOs mentioned as a comparison.


20 posted on 02/25/2013 4:57:35 PM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: Nachum

But Jeb Bush was.


21 posted on 02/25/2013 5:01:54 PM PST by kabar
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To: Nachum

“former Texas Gov. Rick Perry”

When did the governorship change hands? Am I out of touch?


22 posted on 02/25/2013 5:03:27 PM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: Nachum
Another uninvitee:


23 posted on 02/25/2013 5:04:02 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Nachum

Christie is dead to me..... and he will remain dead to me.

Christie has proven to be nothing more than a fat rat.


24 posted on 02/25/2013 5:04:34 PM PST by Gator113 ( REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS and leave my guns alone!!)
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To: Conserev1

Apparently you do.....

I’m curious as to how Allahpundit knows that Perry will be the former governor when in fact he is still governor. Is there something in the works that will take him out of the governorship prior to Mid March.....


25 posted on 02/25/2013 5:07:35 PM PST by deport
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To: Nachum

Conservatives have no use for Christie.


26 posted on 02/25/2013 5:09:17 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?)
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To: Nachum

If Christie is the 2016 nominee I’ll vote Libertarian, just like I did in 2012. I’m tired of voting for the lesser of two evils.


27 posted on 02/25/2013 5:09:41 PM PST by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: Nachum
He’s one of the few members of the party with a national profile who’s reasonably well liked by voters across the board.

Clearly somebody isn't listening to the base.

Like that's news with the Republican Party.

28 posted on 02/25/2013 5:10:40 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

If you invited him to sit down he would break the furniture.


29 posted on 02/25/2013 5:10:50 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man
you invited him to sit down he would break the furniture.

A bit unfair.

Before he became persona-non-grata with republicans, not too many cared about his weight, other than the democrats.
30 posted on 02/25/2013 5:15:30 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: Nachum
...former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Former? What have I missed?

31 posted on 02/25/2013 5:16:36 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: AlaskaErik

How come you didn’t vote for the Conservative nominee, Virgil Goode ? I did.


32 posted on 02/25/2013 5:17:54 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Nachum

Hell switch to the Democrat party one of these days.


33 posted on 02/25/2013 5:18:07 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: Nachum

What about Ben Carson?


34 posted on 02/25/2013 5:18:33 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (The perfect is the enemy of the good..............Voltaire)
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To: AlaskaErik
I’m tired of voting for the lesser of two evils.

And, keep getting the worst of two evils! Makes sense to me. /s

35 posted on 02/25/2013 5:18:41 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: kabar

If Christy, Jeb Bush are the face of the Republican party, AND the republican party is happy with these people the country is lost. Every man for himself


36 posted on 02/25/2013 5:21:58 PM PST by DanZ
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To: Nachum
He’s headed for a landslide reelection victory in a deep blue state, where his approval rating is currently the highest for a New Jersey governor in the 17 years

Romney, Jebby and Christie are all RINOs but Christie is special, he's an obozo kiss ass RINO?

37 posted on 02/25/2013 5:24:51 PM PST by drypowder
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To: donna

They are not that conservative but they didn’t kiss O’s hiney just before the election


38 posted on 02/25/2013 5:24:52 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: Nachum

>>He’s headed for a landslide reelection victory in a deep blue state, where his approval rating is currently the highest for a New Jersey governor in the 17

So he is keeping NJ liberals happy with the way he is running the state, so conservatives should support him why exactly?


39 posted on 02/25/2013 5:27:43 PM PST by qwerty1234
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To: Nachum

40 posted on 02/25/2013 5:28:13 PM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: Nachum

Looks like the entire rant can properly be restated as; “Because they had nlapsed standards before it is unfair for them to start having them again now.”


41 posted on 02/25/2013 5:30:29 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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42 posted on 02/25/2013 5:41:06 PM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: Nachum

Chris Christie’s not invited this year

That's a good start. Can we also disinvite his apologist Ann Coulter?
43 posted on 02/25/2013 5:42:37 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Nachum
Their definition of “conservative” isn’t strict.

That should be on all the stationery.

44 posted on 02/25/2013 5:46:56 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Defend life, liberty, private property, national sovereignty, security, & borders. Keep the oath.)
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To: Nachum

Deck chairs.

Titanic.

Ballast.


45 posted on 02/25/2013 5:47:33 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: Nachum

Maybe he’s over the weight limit for the speaker’s platform.


46 posted on 02/25/2013 6:06:02 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Nachum
Don't know about those other guys but Chris Christie is in a class all by himself - and its a BAAAAAAD one.

Christie is anti-gun. We will see just HOW anti-gun he IS when a pile of 20 idiotic bills are dumped on his desk all coming from Democrats and all anti-Second Amendment. He appointed TWO successive anti-Second Amendment Attorney Generals in New Jersey. His political mentor is anti-gun Tom Kean Senior - the guy who though Chrissie Whitman was TOO conservative AND believes in "reparations" for slavery.

Christie is a pro-Muslim harlot. He appointed the First Muslim to a state Superior Court Judgeship - a man whose experience was limited to an "immigration" attorney, never served on the bench and was incensed when the Ft. Dix bombers were referred to as Muslims. He has attended various Islamic religious events. He said the Ground Zero Mosque was a "local affair". Both Mark Levin and Steve Marlsburg - two leading local brilliant Conservatives - have taken him to task for his Islamophilia.

Christie doesn't have much use for the First Amendment either. When a state employee burned a Koran in protest at the Ground Zero Mosque - ON HIS OWN TIME - Christie approved of his firing as it was a "hateful act". A court didn't see things quite that way as it recognized the First Amendment.

Christie is a bully. He periodically throws rude tantrums when accosted and even threatens people - as he did at Seaside Heights New Jersey on the Boardwalk.

On the pragmatic side, Christie has done NOTHING - NADA to improve the state's business picture. It is STILL Second from the Bottom. No "Texas Miracles" here. While reining in some government employee unions, he still panders to law enforcement by allowing law enforcement personnel who retire after 20 years in the system to work full time in another civil service position at lucrative pay.

He has done LITTLE to rein in the bloated Teacher's unions aside from browbeating teachers who question him about educational arrangements for his kids.

Despite his promises to examine state mandates - which are the MAIN drivers of increased local government costs, he has done nothing in that area also.

We ALL know of his farcical self-promoting speech at the Republican Convention, his calling Newt Gingrich a "crook" on the radio during the primaries and his other shenanigans.

Loud-mouth, bully, self-promoting narcissistic opportunist, that is all classic Chris Christie.

Yet he maintains a LARGE margin of Popularity in the Garbage Garden State. Maybe that's because his immediate predecessors were so much WORSE.

But what the heck, that's New Jersey - the National Joke.

47 posted on 02/25/2013 6:17:06 PM PST by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: freedumb2003
The Oscars :
48 posted on 02/25/2013 6:26:44 PM PST by traumer
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To: Nachum

I don’t care how popular Christie is in New Jersey. Conservative? Please...

If he’s on the Republican ticket in 2016, I’m withholding my vote. I’ve never done that before, but after 2008 and 2012, I’ve “had enough”...


49 posted on 02/25/2013 6:35:05 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: All

the following governors....after whoring out for either state exchanges or “medicaid-crack” should also be excluded:

1. NM Marteeeeeeenezzzzzz
2. NV Sandoval
3. FL Slick Rick
4. OH Bob “barker” Kaisch
5. AZ Brewski Brewer
6. MI sly-dog Snyder
7. VA Old McDonnell E-I, E-I, don’t think so.

McDonnell deserves special consideration for demoralizing and sinking the GOP 2014 for going all out lefty with new taxes and spending. Mark Levin has declared an all-out Jihad on him and all of the Republican state legislators who voted for this.


50 posted on 02/25/2013 6:48:06 PM PST by Kolath
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