Skip to comments.Chris Christie is rolling to re-election — and building big momentum for a 2016 White House run
Posted on 08/28/2013 10:04:43 AM PDT by COBOL2Java
With three months to go before he faces voters in his quest for another term as governor, the rotund Republican looks poised to run away with a double-digit victory that could build momentum for a 2016 presidential bid.
It is vital for Gov. Christie to run up a big margin in order to make his story work, said Charlie Gerow, an American Conservative Union member and CEO of Pennsylvania-based Quantum Communications. Without a big margin, the story is far less powerful. But if he is successful, the story for Chris Christie is, I am a Republican that not only can win in a very blue state, but I am able to win convincingly and handily in a very blue state.
New Jersey last went for a Republican presidential candidate in 1988. Since then, no Republican has won 50 percent of the vote in a statewide election, not even Mr. Christie, who was elected governor in 2009 with 49 percent of the vote.
If he has big numbers, Republican leaders from around the country will have to look and say, What he does works electorally, Mr. Gerow said.
Others say Mr. Christie doesnt even have to win big; simply winning is good enough.
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Dream on, Christie. Dream on.
I’ll be voting ‘Rat just to kick the stool out from under the tool.....
Christie has no chance. None. Zero. Zip. Nada.
He’d have a better chance running as a Democrat, but Hillary is next in line on that side of the ballot.
I won’t vote for Christie!
I'm sure the democrat underground groups will be actively supporting third party candidates from the "constitutional" party or libertarian party just to get a lose-lose candidate to run against....its the rat way and so many "conservatives" fall for it every stinking time...
Is it possible that the two apparent puns in the headline were intentional jabs at Christycream’s girth? ROLLING toward reelection and GAINING MOMENTUM? Naaah!
Uh, that's called 'gravity'...............
Unless the GOP nominates someone who's serious about reversing the slide to socialism this country is currently on I'm out.
I'm tired of being the straight guy in this two card monte scam anymore.
Nice, dedicated job there, governor.
It says volumes for the GOP when the only route to winning the White House is nominating Chris Christie, then hoping against hope the dems nominate Biden the Slow. The GOP’s “strongest” vs the dems’ weakest.
Christie isn’t going to make it through a presidential primary....
He is more liberal than Jon Huntsman. He will fail, and I will be surprised if he doesn’t realize that fact and just choose not to enter Presidential politics.
I don’t think he is an ignorant man, don’t get me wrong.
American =/= New Jersey. He doesn’t stand a chance of even being nominated, let alone getting a base out there to elect him against Hillary.
I’d be real interested, for a change, to hear what Mutt Romney would have to say in the event Krispy is nominated.
“Tubs” would be better off just changing over to the communist party that he has so aptly served so far. I held my nose for Romney, but this communist fat bassturd is beyond nose-holding.
p = mv
As you can easily see, momentum is directly proportional to mass.
The only thing big he can raise is the surf when he jumps into the ocean at the Jersey Shore.