Quotes of the day

posted at 10:40 pm on September 28, 2011 by Allahpundit

“Chris Christie has, essentially, frozen the race. The most important Republican moneymen in the country, Paul Singer and David Koch, are waiting on him, as are any number of donors and elected officials. This makes it much harder for Romney to consolidate his advantage on Perry. It also makes it harder for Perry to expand his circle of support.

“And so we’re all pretty much waiting for Chris Christie’s inner guidance.”

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“Bill Christie, Gov. Chris Christie’s father, tells National Review Online that his son will make the final decision about a presidential bid. But as the governor mulls, he can count his father as one of many Republicans who would support him, should he jump into the presidential primary. ‘I know he’d be a great president,’ Mr. Christie says. ‘He has always been a leader. I think he would beat [President] Obama.’

“But don’t get too excited. ‘I’ve never asked him if he’s going to run,’ Mr. Christie cautions. ‘I trust if it’s going to happen, I’d be hearing it from him. I tell him, just let me hear any good news, but let me hear it first, or at least before you announce it to the world.’ Christie’s brother, Todd, he notes, is ‘very close to him and might know more than me. I don’t try to get into it.’”

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“Joe Kyrillos, a New Jersey state senator and longtime confidant of Gov. Chris Christie, tells National Review Online that Christie will not run for president. ‘He, and all of New Jersey, is flattered by the outpouring of support, but I think he has made his decision,’ says Kyrillos, Christie’s 2009 campaign chairman.

“‘He is gracious in responding to folks like the woman last night, who emotionally asked him to reconsider,’ Kyrillos says. “That graciousness can be interpreted as the door still being a little bit open. But to be clear, he’s being gracious; he’s not being coy. I know the governor means what he says” with regard to the 2012 cycle. ‘I think he thinks that he has been very clear.’”

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“You can also attempt a comparison to Ronald Reagan, who didn’t officially announce his candidacy until Nov. 13, 1979. But as with Mr. Clinton, when a candidate officially announces is not equivalent to when he is running for president in everything but name only.

“Everybody knew that Mr. Reagan was going to run — he had been included in every poll of Republican voters in 1979 — including Mr. Reagan, whose de facto campaign launch was in March of that year. And Mr. Reagan, unlike Mr. Christie, had run for president twice before, in 1968 and 1976.

“Maybe Mr. Christie has enough talent to overcome a late start, but there would be no good precedent for it; the cases of Mr. Clinton and Mr. Reagan are not even close…

“But even if a late start is not disqualifying, it will tilt the odds against Mr. Christie in all sorts of tangible and intangible ways — enough to more than outweigh the fact some Republicans seem to be clamoring for him now. (And in fact, polls find that rank-and-file voters are significantly more satisfied with their choices than they were a few months ago.) The risk-reward calculus for Mr. Christie has gotten worse with every day of feigned or actual indecision. One who has a high opinion of his intellect and his political skills, as I do, might infer that if he were really interested in running for president, he would have made up his mind sooner.”

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“Is it right, as Christie says, that “the reason [to run] has to reside inside” him? Doesn’t the reason reside more importantly in the crises the country faces? The reason fundamentally has little to do with what Chris Christie feels in his heart. It has everything to do what he thinks the nation needs. If he thinks he can benefit the nation, he should run.

“It’s one thing for someone who has never run for office—a Colin Powell or a Bill Bennett or a David Petraeus—to decide he’s just not cut out for elective office, and to choose not to embark on that course. But Chris Christie—like Paul Ryan and Mitch Daniels, to mention only two others—already holds elective office. If any of them honestly thinks he could win the nomination and the presidency, and would be a better candidate and a better president than the rest of the Republican field—and if there are no show-stopping medical or family issues—doesn’t that public official have some obligation to step up to the plate?

“You don’t have to ‘feel deeply in [your] heart’ that you’re called to run for president. You have to think you’re the right man for the job. And, if that’s the case, you have a duty to your country to step forward.

“It’s not about you. It’s about your country.”

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Whoa, in Keanu Reeves voice, QOTD on Chris Christie two nights in a row?

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:45 PM

per the pledge, Chris Christie is a great American and not an Americant.

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:46 PM

Do i really “need” all these guns?

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 10:46 PM

He really is slim, when you see him in person.

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:46 PM

What a ginormous tease! Stop teasing, you fat elephant.

promachus on September 28, 2011 at 10:47 PM

He hates unions like Southerners hate Pot Stickers!

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:47 PM

You don’t have to ‘feel deeply in [your] heart’ that you’re called to run for president. You have to think you’re the right man for the job. And, if that’s the case, you have a duty to your country to step forward.

“It’s not about you. It’s about your country.”

that’s a true statement. The heart is a liar. If Christie is the guy that can do the job now, well, there he is. Look, Chris, for such a time as this, here you are.

Then flew one of the seraphim’s unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:
And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.

Is 6:1-8

callings.

ted c on September 28, 2011 at 10:47 PM

9 9 9 ?

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM

Let the Rino stampede commence!

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM

puhleeze….

this is getting ridiculous now….

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:50 PM

$16 for muffins?
Inflation for the Christie temptation.

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 10:50 PM

I would not mind seeing him in a debate..But It is not going to happen..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:51 PM

christie has not been included in any polls, why compare him to reagan…

am i missing something here?

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:52 PM

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM

What happens when you turn those numbers “upside down”?!?..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:52 PM

Anyone ask what his Pony thinks?

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 10:52 PM

But It is not going to happen..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:51 PM

agree

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:53 PM

So by running, he will have already broken his first campaign promise not to run. Doesn’t sound too trustworthy to me.

RedRedRice on September 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Between Christie and Palin and all of the talk, talk, talk about them.

It’s getting really old.

‘Herb’ Cain for the win!!

bridgetown on September 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Do I look like a Democrat? Why the firetruck do I care that “Republican moneymen in the country, Paul Singer and David Koch, are waiting on him,”?

Cindy Munford on September 28, 2011 at 10:55 PM

You can also attempt a comparison to Ronald Reagan, who didn’t officially announce his candidacy until Nov. 13, 1979

Still using this? In 1976, even Archie Bunker said “…and you’re going to get Reagan next time!” RR never played the Hamlet act to my knowledge.

Marcus on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM

What happens when you turn those numbers “upside down”?!?..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:52 PM

Hm, let me see. 999, and invert the numbers…. Oh SHi-

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Oh frack it, let the fat man get in and get his arse whooped. I’m tired of hearing about this porker.

Sarah Palin can tease, this dude not so much.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

agree

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Bill Kristol will be upset with us..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:57 PM

‘Herb’ Cain for the win!!

bridgetown on September 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM

I’ve heard he’s accepting donations.

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 10:57 PM

oh please this fake astroturf draft christie movement is a LOL moment on its face. the only people that want Christie to run are those that don’t like Mitt. there is no “groundswell” for chrsitie to get into the race. that said I hope he runs. It will be fun to watch another supposed “conservative” be outed for the liberal he is. And I can’t wait for all the stories from the establishment on how reagan couldn’t win the gop primary today…

unseen on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

Hm, let me see. 999, and invert the numbers…. Oh SHi-

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Some “kook” lefty blog will jump on that..Watch for it..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

obligatory Talk Talk

bridgetown on September 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

What happens when you turn those numbers “upside down”?!?..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:52 PM

You have to stand on your head to read them properly

darwin-t on September 28, 2011 at 10:59 PM

Some “kook” lefty blog will jump on that..Watch for it..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

you ain’t kidding :)

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:59 PM

If any of them honestly thinks he could win the nomination and the presidency, and would be a better candidate and a better president than the rest of the Republican field—and if there are no show-stopping medical or family issues—doesn’t that public official have some obligation to step up to the plate?

No. “Save us, Superman!” Good grief. How many of these has Kristol already been through? Mitch Daniels, Paul Ryan… The GOP is going to screw this up as usual. Might as well look at the congressional and state house races.

ddrintn on September 28, 2011 at 10:59 PM

Bill Kristol will be upset with us..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 10:57 PM

yup :)

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 11:00 PM

I’ve heard he’s accepting donations.

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 10:57 PM

Why yes he is.

$$$ Herb Cain Needs Cash$$$

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Maybe he realizes that his less than conservative positions will be exposed and he’ll be hammered for them, just as Perry is being hammered now for his. I read an article that conjectured that perhaps that was the reason that Huckabee didn’t run. He also granted in state tuition and was soft on immigration. The country has wised up since the last election.

TxAnn56 on September 28, 2011 at 11:01 PM

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:

Christie, 1/2 term governor, making people wait? = Saviour

Palin, 1/2 term governor making people wait? = A$$hole

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:01 PM

oh please this fake astroturf draft christie movement is a LOL moment on its face.

unseen on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

That huge “grassroots groundswell” for Perry also had a smell of phoniness about it.

ddrintn on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

$$$ Herb Cain Needs Cash$$$

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Herman, Knucklehead, Herman.

2012: Cain vs. Unable

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 10:58 PM

Ahh the memories.. my fav Talk Talk tune..:)

PS..IT is cool to be from the 80′s!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Sarah Palin can tease, this dude not so much.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Double Standards?

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM

y’all stay cool….see you in the am…

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM

You have to stand on your head to read them properly

darwin-t on September 28, 2011 at 10:59 PM

LoL!..I hear you..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Ahh the memories.. my fav Talk Talk tune..:)

PS..IT is cool to be from the 80′s!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

mine too :)

very cool indeed

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 11:04 PM

y’all stay cool….see you in the am…

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Not falling for the AP Christie hype? I don’t blame ya one bit.

Have a nice evening.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:04 PM

Why yes he is.

$$$ Herb Cain Needs Cash$$$

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Think i’ll hold on to it a little longer i have someone else i’d like to give it to.

heshtesh on September 28, 2011 at 11:05 PM

“It’s one thing for someone who has never run for office—a Colin Powell or a Bill Bennett or a David Petraeus—to decide he’s just not cut out for elective office”

Petraeus was never cut out to be a general and would likely make an even worse president. Christie would also make a poor president, but might make a good general. Let’s draft Christie and send him to Afghanistan to be the top general and maybe that boondoggle would be over one of these decades.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 28, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Hm, let me see. 999, and invert the numbers…. Oh SHi-

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Lets see what happens when I invert your text…..

-ıɥs ɥo ˙…sɹǝqɯnu ǝɥʇ ʇɹǝʌuı puɐ `666 ˙ǝǝs ǝɯ ʇǝl `ɯɥ

Oh no!!!
Split pea soup everywhere….

The Power of Christ Compels You!

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:05 PM

cmsinaz on September 28, 2011 at 11:04 PM

..:)

PS..No Doubt does a pretty good job of covering this tune!..:)

PSS..Enjoyed it..Later..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Waiting for Godot…

An absurdist in which two characters, wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. They claim him as an acquaintance but in fact hardly know him, admitting that they would not recognise him were they to see him. To occupy themselves, they eat, sleep, converse, argue, sing, play games, exercise, swap hats, and contemplate suicide – anything “to hold the terrible silence at bay”.

sharrukin on September 28, 2011 at 11:06 PM

PS..IT is cool to be from the 80′s!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

It might be cool but the joints don’t feel the same.

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:05 PM

ROFL!!!..:)

PS..Did you play LP records backwards when you were younger..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Ahh the memories.. my fav Talk Talk tune..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Yes. They had soo many hits, I don’t know where to begin!

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM

It might be cool but the joints don’t feel the same.

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:06 PM

LoL!..I hear you..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:08 PM

Sarah Palin can tease, this dude not so much.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Ann Coulter would disagree.

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

PS..Did you play LP records backwards when you were younger..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Oh, God…

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Double Standards?

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:03 PM

What part of he’s a fat RINO don’t you understand?

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Lets see what happens when I invert your text…..

-ıɥs ɥo ˙…sɹǝqɯnu ǝɥʇ ʇɹǝʌuı puɐ `666 ˙ǝǝs ǝɯ ʇǝl `ɯɥ

Oh no!!!
Split pea soup everywhere….

The Power of Christ Compels You!

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Oh Shi! That movie scared the crap out of me.

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

“And so we’re all pretty much waiting for Chris Christie’s inner guidance.”

Well others are waiting for the Lord to make decisions for them…. in Michelle’s case… he might have been having a laugh.

lexhamfox on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

What part of he’s a fat RINO don’t you understand?

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Define ‘fat’.

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

That huge “grassroots groundswell” for Perry also had a smell of phoniness about it.

ddrintn on September 28, 2011 at 11:02 PM

true but i think Perry had at least some support form avg people at least from Texans. I don’t think there are many avg people wanting him to run. in fact looking back on his youtube moments it all seems kind of staged…

either way I would like chrisite to run. He hurts mitt and he will flame out so we don’t have to hear how this northeast rep will save the day.

unseen on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Absurd. Christie Porn Doesn’t win Christie Presidency. I like the guy. Unless a politician feels the compulsion to get in, he shouldn’t.

Also I don’t think he will be able to win.

PS: My Dad thinks I could win too.

antisocial on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Yes. They had soo many hits, I don’t know where to begin!

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM

While they didn’t have many hits..they did manage a couple..I had a GF that really liked them..so that is how I started giving them a listen..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

PS..Did you play LP records backwards when you were younger..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Only to be indoctrinated.
And then the record ended…and so did the buzz.
/

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:11 PM

Oh, God…

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

I kid!..I kid!..I did it a couple of times but it was Alcohol induced I think..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Good night all, and I am sticking with my pledge, all GOP candidates are much better than the alternative, the Anni chris.

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 11:12 PM

unseen on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

The Christie youtube things was all astroturf. There never was any support from him. It was all expertly stage managed theater. Even mark Levin thought the same too.

promachus on September 28, 2011 at 11:13 PM

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:11 PM

LOL!..I hear you..:)

PS..Another look at Gary Johnson..(takes a long toke)..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:13 PM

Define ‘fat’.

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

He makes Moochelle look like a fashion model.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:13 PM

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

A couple? I recall one!

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:14 PM

$$$ Herb Cain Needs Cash$$$

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:00 PM

I envision a HA post by Ed someday along the lines of “At Cain campaign headquarters, the celebration was just beginning. While the media was still shellshocked by Cain’s come from behind win, Knucklehead, Cain’s chief campaign manager, said she knew from the beginning that Cain was a winner. The naysayers swore that he would never grab the nom, but Knucklehead’s persistence and ability to raise cash was the piece of the campaign mosaic that pushed him over the top.”

TxAnn56 on September 28, 2011 at 11:14 PM

carbon_footprint on September 28, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Later friend!..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:15 PM

Now that Christie has turned them down, the Republican establishment is sending out secret feelers to Mike Bloomberg.

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 28, 2011 at 11:17 PM

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Hit singles included Talk! Talk!..and It’s My Life..To name a couple..But they were not Big Stars for sure..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:18 PM

true but i think Perry had at least some support form avg people at least from Texans.

unseen on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

LOL, it seems that the Texans went beyond “support” to fanatical slobbering devotion, for the most part. There are some dissenters of course.

ddrintn on September 28, 2011 at 11:20 PM

Michael Bloomberg/Jeb Bush
in 2012!

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 28, 2011 at 11:20 PM

I envision a HA post by Ed someday along the lines of “At Cain campaign headquarters, the celebration was just beginning. While the media was still shellshocked by Cain’s come from behind win, Knucklehead, Cain’s chief campaign manager, said she knew from the beginning that Cain was a winner. The naysayers swore that he would never grab the nom, but Knucklehead’s persistence and ability to raise cash was the piece of the campaign mosaic that pushed him over the top.”

TxAnn56 on September 28, 2011 at 11:14 PM

I like it LMAO. Stranger things have happened!!!

And with that being said…………

$$$ Herb Needs Cash$$$

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM

InkyBinkyBarleyBoo on September 28, 2011 at 11:20 PM

LOL!..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:18 PM

Oh, crap. I was thinking of Reflex. Sorry.

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:24 PM

What part of he’s a fat RINO don’t you understand?

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:09 PM

You bit.

I just find it entertaining that your tune towards Palin in the last few days has been somewhat positive.

I sense a coalition. Then again, maybe not.

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Oh, crap. I was thinking of Reflex. Sorry.

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:24 PM

LOL!..I hear you..No problem..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:25 PM

I like it LMAO. Stranger things have happened!!!

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:22 PM

Amen sister, like having a Marxist/Socialist in the WH.

TxAnn56 on September 28, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Bloomberg/Huntsman.

bayview on September 28, 2011 at 11:27 PM

Someone sound the horn..Top of the Headlines thread..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:30 PM

You bit.

I just find it entertaining that your tune towards Palin in the last few days has been somewhat positive.

I sense a coalition. Then again, maybe not.

CTSherman on September 28, 2011 at 11:25 PM

I like her a lot, like her message, yada, yada, yada. I just don’t think she can beat Obama. That is my fear and after listening to her last night, I don’t think she’s running.

And they texted Joey Cora and told him not to bother? That smells of Hawk Harrelson.

Knucklehead on September 28, 2011 at 11:34 PM

Did you ever think Cristie dosen’t want to be beholden to the likes of Koch? Maybe Cristie dosen’t want to deal with all the big time lobbyists that will come knocking.

sonnyspats1 on September 28, 2011 at 11:34 PM

Someone sound the horn..Top of the Headlines thread..:)

Dire Straits on September 28, 2011 at 11:30 PM

The Palin thing???
Yep…More truth to land of deaf ears.
What a shame.
Palin…2012 can’t come fast enough…
But when Nov. 2012 comes around…Your name with a check box would be appreciated…

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:41 PM

OT: If you’re a baseball fan, tonight has been amazing.

Unless you’re a Braves fan, that is. They just joined the 64 Phillies and 07 Mets as the biggest chokers in league history. Will the Red Sox join them?

Good Solid B-Plus on September 28, 2011 at 11:48 PM

I’m glad I have the MSM to tell me who I need to vote for. Without their wisdom I might do something stupid like, oh I dunno, vote for a conservative.

angryed on September 28, 2011 at 11:50 PM

After listening to the Rush part I’m inclined to agree with his idea that it sounds like Christie is auditioning for VP. Romney / Christie scares the crap out of me, but the political class and big donors would love it.

bigmike on September 28, 2011 at 11:50 PM

Hey sonyspats 1, I hate to break this to you but Christie used to be a LOBBYIST.

bigmike on September 28, 2011 at 11:52 PM

here’s what’s a little odd. the “establishment” Rs have the reputation of being centrist…don’t rock the boat, compromise. In fact, Rush did a hit on Christie today about compromise.

but, last night christie pretty much put it all out there. Means test SS, Medicare..and really fix medicaid…take it away from people who don’t need it. A pretty big pill for our country to swallow…no? Doesn’t sound centrist to me…sounds like Ryan.

Now, I don’t know if we’re able to do that now…and there’s a lot of waste, fraud and abuse within the government…and the regulatory state is crushing our economy.

I’m just saying, odd. I’d like for all our people to be hitting all the points, including cronyism. i’m afraid beck is right about 4 more years of O…

r keller on September 28, 2011 at 11:54 PM

I just can’t get into the Christie lovefest. I liked the guy when he first hit the scene, but over time saw him nothing more than a blowhard politician that will sway whichever way the wind is blowing. He appeals to people because he is swaying their way. However, I suspect he will change direction if that is where the popular place to be is. He reminds me too much of Romney. A larger, louder version of Romney. But a Romney none the less.

It’s not even his policies positions I have a problem with. I understand he is a Republican in a blue state and will have some blue state positions. It’s the fact that I think he just tells people what they want to hear. Like I said, Romneylitebig.

ramrants on September 28, 2011 at 11:56 PM

Romney / Christie scares the crap out of me…

bigmike on September 28, 2011 at 11:50 PM

LOL, it should. Squish-a-rama. If that’s the ticket, might as well work your tail off to get conservatives in Congress, because we’re getting 8 years of Obama.

ddrintn on September 28, 2011 at 11:56 PM

Define ‘fat’.

Lanceman on September 28, 2011 at 11:10 PM

I’ll give it a shot …

He’s big enough to be his own running mate.

If elected, when he sits around the White House, he sits around the White House.

On inauguration day, will declare that all donuts now be called “Christie Cremes.”

That’s all I’ve got for now.

Shotgun Messiah on September 29, 2011 at 12:03 AM

Don’t we already have a Christie type in the race who really really wants the job goshdarnit?

Southernblogger on September 29, 2011 at 12:04 AM

“And so we’re all pretty much waiting for Chris Christie’s inner guidance.”

By the way, that “we” is cute. I don’t really care if Christie gets in or not. He wouldn’t go anywhere other than to torpedo Romney.

ddrintn on September 29, 2011 at 12:04 AM

OT: OMG!

Sox blow a 3-2 lead in Baltimore. They were 77-0 when leading going into the 9th until now. Carl Crawford, the 155 (or so) million dollar man, can’t catch a sinking line drive. Did this really happen?! Rays came back 7 runs?!

Craziest night of baseball EVAH!

Good Solid B-Plus on September 29, 2011 at 12:06 AM

Keep the House.

Get the Senate.

Hand Obama the re-election on a silver platter.

Schadenfreude on September 29, 2011 at 12:10 AM

The Rays win! Boston CHOKES!
All good.

CTSherman on September 29, 2011 at 12:15 AM

Electrongod on September 28, 2011 at 11:41 PM

..:)

PS..Just keep sounding the horn!..:)

Dire Straits on September 29, 2011 at 12:16 AM

CTSherman on September 29, 2011 at 12:15 AM

Oh my!..Moaning Joe will be upset in the morning..:)

Dire Straits on September 29, 2011 at 12:17 AM

Shotgun Messiah on September 29, 2011 at 12:03 AM

Well done.

Chris Christie will be the first President in history to wear a sign on his butt that says “Caution, wide load”

Knucklehead on September 29, 2011 at 12:17 AM

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