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Christie facing GOP storm
Copyright 2012 NYP Holdings, Inc. All rights reserved. ^ | Last Updated: 5:12 AM, November 13, 2012 | By GERRY SHIELDS in DC and ERIK KRISS in Albany

Posted on 11/13/2012 6:37:46 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines

Fat chance for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s White House aspirations in the wake of his post-Sandy bromance with President Obama.

National Republican political consultant John McLaughlin said Christie didn’t do himself any favors with his enthusiastic embrace of Obama after Hurricane Sandy devastated his state — or with his arguably self-serving Republican National Convention keynote speech....

McLaughlin added that just “a couple of days after” Christie lavished praise on Obama, the president “certainly might have deserved some criticism, and still to this day, because the federal response in the area is nonexistent in a lot of ways.”

Christie has been unapologetic for his praise of Obama and noted his stumping on Mitt Romney’s behalf.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: christie; fat; hurricanesandy; rino; stupid
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1 posted on 11/13/2012 6:37:55 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

As much as I hate what he did...., this will probably all be forgotten soon enough 4 years from now.


2 posted on 11/13/2012 6:40:06 AM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: LibFreeUSA

If we make sure the public first realizes and then remembers that the government response to Sandy has been even worse than that to Katrina, fatboy won’t be able to get away from it sticking to him.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 6:42:05 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: LibFreeUSA

That depends on how much pain America goes through over the next four years.


4 posted on 11/13/2012 6:42:43 AM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Not for me.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 6:42:50 AM PST by technically right
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To: LibFreeUSA

Not by me either. Fat boy is toast.


6 posted on 11/13/2012 6:45:40 AM PST by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Wait wasn’t Christie a Party favorite. Did not we hear stories about insiders begging him to run?


7 posted on 11/13/2012 6:50:13 AM PST by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Better for both the GOP and Christie’s popularity in New Jersey to stoke the outrage. If Christie’s chances at the Presidency are scuttled, his popularity in New Jersey may allow him to take the Senate seat from Lautenberg. Lautenberg will be 90 years old when up for reelection in 2014.


8 posted on 11/13/2012 6:51:41 AM PST by Kaisersrsic
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Christie was not ever going to get the republican nod as a presidential candidate. Nor would he get it from the democrats.

The media being what it is, and appearance being so critical to the message, Christie is dead in the water. It’s not going to happen.

Add on top of that his liberal positions with a conservative base, and it would have been an uphill struggle in the first place.

He really has no place to go.


9 posted on 11/13/2012 6:55:55 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: 11th Commandment

Insiders wanted him to run. Outsiders - which is virtually all of the GOP - did not. Anti-gun, social liberal who is a bit right of most of NJ...won’t cut it in the south, Texas, west, mid-west, etc. And now he is Obama’s butt boy.


10 posted on 11/13/2012 6:56:46 AM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit. Detroit is already hell.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

It’s not a minor point that there was no federal response when he praised Obama, and a typical to poor one since then, I think the whole thing is disgusting.

For me that “storm” is called a yellow s**t storm. He will never see my vote.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 6:56:52 AM PST by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

AS I said the day after this election, if Christie wants it, the establishment republicans will make him your next Republican presidential nominee. I mean come on, that was what all that preening Chrispie was doing at the Convention was about.

And then buddying up to Owebama? Done deal. It’s “his turn” and Iowa and New Hampshire will have already decided which weak-kneed republicans will be a factor long before the primaries reach my state. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

I said the day after the ‘08 election that Romney was your next Pubbie nominee. Just sayin’.


12 posted on 11/13/2012 6:57:05 AM PST by subterfuge (************ Believe Barry Obama's Propaganda At Your Own Peril **************)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; FatherofFive
I held my nose and voted for McLame, I was not thrilled with Mittens; But if this F@T@$$ B@$T@RD is the GOP candidate in 2016 I will be sitting it out.
13 posted on 11/13/2012 6:57:24 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: LibFreeUSA

Crispy has to first get by an election for gov next year...an election he probably will not win now no matter how many times he fellates der Leader on national TV.

Memo to GOP: do not run another candidate who cannot carry his home state.


14 posted on 11/13/2012 6:57:44 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Kaisersrsic
Precisely. Remember also that fat boy faces re-election as governor next year. If he runs and loses, he's finished.

If he really wants Lautenberg's seat, he probably isn't going to run.

In either case, the voters of New Jersey are collectively too stupid to vote in anything other than a soft socialist like fat boy or a certified Marxist like ObaMao.

15 posted on 11/13/2012 6:58:07 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: LibFreeUSA

If he doesn’t lose 200 pounds, he won’t even be around in 2016.


16 posted on 11/13/2012 6:58:59 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Andrei Bulba

Agreed I am from NYC and will never vote for Christie. I’m done w RINO’s.

He screwed the entire GOP. Even Bloomberg and Cuomo were smart enough to not do what Christie Creme did.


17 posted on 11/13/2012 7:01:03 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Wait - Running for President of which country? The “united states” no longer exists...


18 posted on 11/13/2012 7:03:37 AM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
As much as I hate what he did...., this will probably all be forgotten soon enough 4 years from now.

He's been nicknamed "The Fat Ba$tard"(TFB for short).
THAT will stick, and every time it's mentioned, people will remember.

Romney was up 7 until TFB had verbal intercourse (LOL. 'Oral' sex.) with "The One" on national TV.

19 posted on 11/13/2012 7:04:40 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: subterfuge
Actually, according to the "turn" system the 2016 nominee has to be either:
  1. Rick Santorum-- first runner up in the 2012 primary season or
  2. Paul Ryan-- vice presidential nominee.

    Either one would be highly acceptable to the conservative base. Christie? Not so much. They sold us Mitt Romney because (1)he fully supported our nominee in 2008 and (2)he at least pretended to like conservatives. Christie failed on (2) and his pre-election photo ops with ObaMao mark him as an abject failure on (1) as well.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 7:04:47 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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