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Gov. Christie defends his role in publicly funded TV ads
Newark Star-Ledger ^ | May 17, 2013 at 5:21 PM | Jenna Portnoy

Posted on 05/18/2013 12:26:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Gov. Chris Christie today defended his starring role in publicly funded tourism ads that Democrats say gives him an unfair advantage in the race for governor.

“I’m happy and proud to have me and my family in those ads and I hope that what they do is they bring people to the Jersey Shore,” the Republican governor said at a campaign event where he got the endorsement of Burlington Mayor Jim Fazzone, a Democrat. “There’s nothing political about the ads.”

The Star-Ledger was first to report that Christie, First Lady Mary Pat and their four children will appear in six television and radio ads intended to drive visitors to the Shore this summer and boost the economy in beach towns hit by Hurricane Sandy.

The first wave of federal emergency relief dollars paid for the $25 million, one-year contract with the East Rutherford-based public relations firm, MWW, which spearheaded the “Stronger than the Shore” campaign. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: chrischristie; hurricanesandy; politicalads; publicmoney

1 posted on 05/18/2013 12:26:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Why shouldn’t I use the public’s money??

After all, I am one of thse born to RULE.

Now go back to your kennels. And SHUT UP!


2 posted on 05/18/2013 3:42:35 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The British are coming--to TAKE OUR GUNS"--Paul Revere)
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To: Olog-hai

I heard one of the radio ads either on WMAL (DC), WHP (Harrisburg) or WSBA (York) just the other day. Just caught the ending tag, “Stronger Than The Shore”, but missed the message, as I was working on quarterly budgets.


3 posted on 05/18/2013 4:38:13 AM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Olog-hai

The real puzzle is how they fit anyone else in the camera’s viewfinder with fat boy. I might even contribute to whatever RAT is running against him.


4 posted on 05/18/2013 4:46:18 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Flintlock

It’s ironic that Christy’s latest commercials are calling him “The Governor.”

Guess that he’s never watched The Walking Dead.


5 posted on 05/18/2013 6:46:03 AM PDT by Delmarksman (Pro 2A Anglican American (Ford and Chevy kill more people than guns do, lets ban them))
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