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Why Chris Christie Isn't Mitt Romney or John McCain
CBN ^ | November 07, 2013 | David Brody

Posted on 11/11/2013 4:35:40 PM PST by xzins

I know…I know….here we go again right? All the talk is about how Chris Christie will be the best GOP nominee because he’s the most electable.

We’ve heard this before. We heard it with John McCain in 2008. We heard it with Mitt Romney in 2012 and now we are hearing it with Governor Christie.

But there’s a crucial difference. No disrespect to McCain or Romney but Christie has pizazz. He has more chutzpah in one finger than McCain and Romney do combined. That’s important.

A lot of Tea Party conservatives are going to focus in on the purity of Gov. Christie’s record. And for sure, that record should be explored. But just remember this: You can make the conservative case for Christie, too. It’s not like he’s Jon Huntsman folks.

Plus, Christie may just be the perfect political figure to run at a time like this because Washington is dysfunctional and Christie doesn’t do dysfunctional. He’s got no patience for it just like the American people.

That match of the hearts could very well be Christie’s biggest asset. Put another way (or as Chris Christie might put it), he doesn’t take any crap. And Americans seem ready for someone with real bravado that’s serious about breaking through the political clutter to come up with real solutions.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
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Sorry, Mr Brodie, but you leave out so much. For example, I heard Christie say he's anti-violence the other night...while refusing to say he won't push gun control (again).

And he approved gay marriage in New Jersey.

Sounds like Mittjohn McRomney to me.

1 posted on 11/11/2013 4:35:40 PM PST by xzins
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Sorry, Mr Brodie, but you leave out so much. For example, I heard Christie say he’s anti-violence the other night...while refusing to say he won’t push gun control (again).

And he approved gay marriage in New Jersey.

Sounds like Mittjohn McRomney to me.


2 posted on 11/11/2013 4:36:00 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Fat boy is a fockng LIBERAL DemocRAT!


3 posted on 11/11/2013 4:38:08 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: xzins
The author is a crazy man. Must be a democRAT in RINO disguise trying to fool Conservatives once more.
4 posted on 11/11/2013 4:38:54 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: xzins

Considering how little of the GOP’s base resides in the Northeast, funny how the “insiders” really love to have presidential candidates come from there.

Chris Christie would make a great loser though.


5 posted on 11/11/2013 4:38:56 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: xzins

Romney is half the man Christie is.


6 posted on 11/11/2013 4:39:07 PM PST by Veggie Todd (I don't always talk to Obama voters, but when I do I ask for Large Fries.)
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To: xzins

The author has to learn the difference between chutzpah and just plain New Jersey blowhard.


7 posted on 11/11/2013 4:40:13 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: xzins
You can make the conservative case for Christie, too.

Riiiiiiiiiiiight.

8 posted on 11/11/2013 4:40:13 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: xzins

I love when the establishment tells us who is most electable, then the base stays home and leaves them holding the bag. But they never seem to figure it out.


9 posted on 11/11/2013 4:40:24 PM PST by Yogafist
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To: xzins

Is he at least going to prevent more federal dictatorship over our medical care and our school systems and our churches and our businesses, big and small, and so on? Can we at least get that much conservatism from Christie?


10 posted on 11/11/2013 4:40:31 PM PST by freedom462
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To: xzins


All the pro-Christie pundits can sit on it and save the spin.

NOT buying and it's way too early for ANY of this.

Christie beat a no-name democrat.

END OF STORY, (for me).


11 posted on 11/11/2013 4:41:35 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: xzins

geez, is it time for the dems to pick our candidate ALREADY ???


12 posted on 11/11/2013 4:41:37 PM PST by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: xzins

Chris Christie has pizazz? Forget the Elephant in the room, he reminds me of giant blow fish.

But, aside from his looks, unless Chris Christie does a hard right turn and opposes comes out hard against Obamacare, he doesn’t stand a chance of appealing to voters outside of New Jersey and New York.

Obamacare is the only issue on the minds of the voters and so far, we haven’t heard much from Christie on Obamacare. Obamacare is going to figure especially high on the list of issues if Hillary is the Democrat candidate. Some Democrats are already talking about Elizabeth Warren as opposed to Hillary because Obamacare is Hillarycare redux.


13 posted on 11/11/2013 4:42:11 PM PST by Eva
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To: xzins

And you could make the case that monkeys could fly out of my butt.


14 posted on 11/11/2013 4:42:16 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: xzins

Sure, David, he has “pizzazz”, if by that you mean he’s a boorish loudmouth.


15 posted on 11/11/2013 4:42:49 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: xzins
Christie doesn’t do dysfunctional

His excessive weight indicates that he IS dysfunctional.

/johnny

16 posted on 11/11/2013 4:43:04 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Veggie Todd
Romney is half the man Christie is.

Pound for pound.

/johnny

17 posted on 11/11/2013 4:43:53 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: xzins

They forgot Open Border, Nanny state, gun grabbing RINO!


18 posted on 11/11/2013 4:44:09 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: JRandomFreeper

Do Romney + McLame > NJFatboy?

I kinda doubt it...


19 posted on 11/11/2013 4:44:51 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's 3rd term: squaw Warren? Lord help us!)
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20 posted on 11/11/2013 4:45:07 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: xzins

Of course he isn’t.

He’s Barack Obama.

In drag.


21 posted on 11/11/2013 4:45:58 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: xzins

22 posted on 11/11/2013 4:46:00 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: xzins

Of course, this all assumes he’ll be alive three years from now. He’s about three french fries short of a fatal heart attack.


23 posted on 11/11/2013 4:46:51 PM PST by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: xzins
But just remember this: You can make the conservative case for Christie, too. It’s not like he’s Jon Huntsman folks.

Snort!


24 posted on 11/11/2013 4:46:57 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: xzins
Krispy has yet to be vetted, and they are granting him a crown before he even gets to the gate.
If the GOP wants him, go for it. no idea where they'll get all the fund raising done though.
Fat boy will give the election to the Dems per example of the last two elections. But hey,
maybe that's the whole point, let the Dems win because they're doing such a kickup
job of doing what the GOP wants in our country, SOCIALISM!

Pesky Conservatives, you just stay home again..

25 posted on 11/11/2013 4:47:11 PM PST by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Paladin2

Is it true they’re putting a harness on him, a helium valve in his @ss, and he’s appearing in the Macy’s parade?


26 posted on 11/11/2013 4:47:30 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's 3rd term: squaw Warren? Lord help us!)
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To: xzins

Christie. Yawn.


27 posted on 11/11/2013 4:49:29 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: Eva

“Chris Christie has pizazz? “
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Hey, he does know how to give Obumbo such a nice big hug.
They are like kissin cousins.


28 posted on 11/11/2013 4:49:33 PM PST by AlexW
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To: xzins

Because he’s Romney AND McCain?


29 posted on 11/11/2013 4:49:52 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: xzins
Why Chris Christie Isn't Mitt Romney or John McCain

they always told me one plus one equals two but in this case its three

or put it this way those two are just floaters in the punchbowl but christie IS the punchbowl

30 posted on 11/11/2013 4:49:56 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: xzins
Why Chris Christie Isn't Mitt Romney or John McCain

Because he's an open democrat.

31 posted on 11/11/2013 4:50:24 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: xzins

CRUZ 2016

Because we’ve seen his soul.


32 posted on 11/11/2013 4:51:21 PM PST by onedoug
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To: xzins
McCain: I like him but thought that he had spent WAY too much time at the Hanoi Hilton. His brain just doesn't work well anymore.

Mitt Romney: Sorry, I couldn't vote for a Mormon. I have a cousin who used to be a Mormon. We spoke about it a few months ago...no, not a Mormon. I do like Romney, but, no, not a Mormon.

33 posted on 11/11/2013 4:52:37 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Veggie Todd
Romney is half the man Christie is.

HAHAHAHA!
Got me!

34 posted on 11/11/2013 4:54:08 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: xzins

>>He has more chutzpah in one finger than McCain and Romney do combined. That’s important.

His chutzpah is in his middle finger and that is the finger that he shows to conservatives.


35 posted on 11/11/2013 4:54:33 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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NO, no, no... If NJ wants him; that’s their business.

He’s not presidential material.


36 posted on 11/11/2013 4:54:48 PM PST by Cindy
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To: nascarnation
Is it true they’re putting a harness on him, a helium valve in his @ss, and he’s appearing in the Macy’s parade?

HORRIBLE image, but funny.

37 posted on 11/11/2013 4:55:07 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: xzins

Christie is implementing Obamacare in New Jersey. That’s all you need to know. NO COMPROMISE WITH TYRANNY.


38 posted on 11/11/2013 4:55:10 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: xzins

He is just a northeastern non-conservative media/demonazi darling.....any qualifications I left out?


39 posted on 11/11/2013 4:56:16 PM PST by matthew fuller (Americans deserve better than an illegal alien communist from Kenya.)
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To: matthew fuller

Maybe, just maybe I would let Crispy Creme be the VP nominee on Cruz’s ticket. Although I would rather see Cruz run with Betsy McCaughey from NY.


40 posted on 11/11/2013 5:02:01 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Senator Cruz basically made the Democrats fight for a whole bunch of things that they already had.")
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To: xzins

He’s a liberal socialist that can win the Presidency with only democrat votes!


41 posted on 11/11/2013 5:02:16 PM PST by dalereed
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To: xzins

George Soros will be secretly funneling money to a Christie Republican primary campaign for the nomination, just like Soros did for McCain and Romney.
Yes, the Rats try to select the Republican nominee that they want to run against.

Palin/Cruz: 2016


42 posted on 11/11/2013 5:03:12 PM PST by Nero Germanicus
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That is the first time that I have heard Betsy McCaughey’s name mentioned as a political candidate, but it sounds like a good idea to me.

The 2014 election is going to be all about Obamacare, as long as Republicans can hold off all the distractions of immigration and social issues.

Then 2016 will be all about Obamacare, as well. Obamacare is Hillarycare redux and Democrats are already talking about Elizabeth Warren instead of Hillary.


43 posted on 11/11/2013 5:05:32 PM PST by Eva
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To: John W

He’s certainly more consistently liberal than either of them. If fact, I’d say he’d be the best DemocRat in the Presidential race, if the Red Team nominates him.

I thought that if Romney won, he might bring on dictatorship a little slower than Obama. Christie could easily bring it on even faster than Obama.

If the Red Team nominates him, I’m voting for Hillary. She might be more conservative on some issue some time than Big Chris. Plus, she doesn’t claim to be on my side.


44 posted on 11/11/2013 5:07:23 PM PST by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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To: bigheadfred

Here’s the best I can say about Christie. He has a few conservative inclinations, and I wish he’d cut his teeth in a conservative climate instead of that liberal northeast cesspool. It has infected him, and I know of very few who’ve ever recovered unless I’m allowed to count Ronald Reagan twice.


45 posted on 11/11/2013 5:08:17 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Because he doesn’t speak Spanish?


46 posted on 11/11/2013 5:10:20 PM PST by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: Paladin2

Wasn’t that pic a week before Romney’s defeat? Some team player even for a Rino.

Pray America is Waking Up


47 posted on 11/11/2013 5:13:01 PM PST by bray (Delay Obamacare)
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To: Nero Germanicus

Screw the open primaries. If Dunce Priebus won’t ask state GOP committees to get rid of them, they’re no better than the traditional smoke-filled rooms.


48 posted on 11/11/2013 5:13:22 PM PST by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: Veggie Todd

Perhaps one-third


49 posted on 11/11/2013 5:16:59 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: xzins

cor•rup•tion (kəˈrʌp ʃən)
n.
1. the act of corrupting or the state of being corrupt.
2. moral perversion; depravity.
3. perversion of integrity.
4. corrupt or dishonest proceedings.

50 posted on 11/11/2013 5:18:30 PM PST by bigheadfred
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