Quotes of the day

posted at 10:25 pm on January 9, 2013 by Allahpundit

Christie, who already had one of the most prominent public profiles in the country, has stepped squarely into the spotlight in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the Congressional debate over passing a relief package for residents of the affected states.

“One thing I hope everyone in America now clearly understands — New Jersey, both Republicans and Democrats, will never stand silent when our citizens are being short changed,” the outspoken governor said in his State of the State address in Trenton yesterday.

This week Christie is also enjoying the Time Magazine cover treatment under the enormous headline, “The Boss” and “the master of disaster.”

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But what many Americans have seen in Christie is what they don’t see in Obama: someone who is decisive and unfiltered and doesn’t think the world is an impossibly complex place. He may be wrong, he may be right, but he’s never in doubt. It was Sandy that evoked the best part of Christie’s raw persona. If he could be an overbearing bully in political arguments, he was an open hydrant of empathy in the wake of disaster. In the days after the storm, Christie toured nonstop among downed power lines and wrecked boardwalks, doling out countless bear hugs to shattered survivors. It helped a lot that his connection to the devastated areas was authentic. “The pier with the rides where I took my kids this August before the Republican Convention, where I got into that famous yelling match with the guy who was buying an ice cream cone?” Christie reminded reporters. “Those rides are in the Atlantic Ocean.”…

Christie zeroed in on his party’s weakest spot, casting House Republicans as Dickensian villains so consumed by their grudge match with Obama that they were stalling aid to homeless storm victims. Though privately protesting that Christie didn’t understand flaws in the bill, which included several long-te­rm non­emergency projects, Boehner and the House Republicans quickly retreated, passing a relief bill (albeit a scaled-down one) within days of the governor’s broadside.

Washington Republicans saw shameless grandstanding at the expense of a deeply unpopular Congress—an effort to please Northeastern Democrats and the national media elite. “He seems to be doing what the press wants him to do,” says a Republican operative with ties to congressional GOP leaders. “The popular thing is to bash Republicans.”…

After eight years out of the White House, Republicans will be desperate to find a winner and may appreciate that bashing Washington is almost always smart politics—and bashing his own party when it is deeply unpopular might be the shrewdest politics of all. George W. Bush’s “compassionate conservatism” slogan in 2000 was in part a way of distancing himself from the Newt ­Gingrich–Tom DeLay Congress. If Christie is easily re-elected in a state that hasn’t gone red since 1988, Republicans will have to wonder if he might be the man to restore their unloved brand.

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Other notes from this poll:

Chris Christie is now more popular with Democrats nationally than he is with Republicans. His overall favorability is a very strong 51/23, but his +29 standing with Democrats (52/23) is higher than his +21 with GOP voters (48/27). He’s most popular with independents at +34 (52/18). Compared to a month ago he’s up a net 12 points with Democrats and down a net 11 points with Republicans. We’ll have a more full look ahead to the 2016 Presidential race tomorrow.

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[T]he New Jersey governor is a potential presidential candidate because his rhetoric speaks to the times: Millions of Americans are being left behind by the new economy; they’re losing faith in institutions that are suppose to protect them, starting with government; they are empowered, thanks to the Internet and other technologies, unlike any other time in human history to enforce their will on failed institutions; and, finally, Americans want answers to the big unsolved problems including the national debt, gun violence, and climate change.

They want their leaders to lead.

Christie represents the gubernatorial wing of his party that, unlike Republicans in Washington, understands that nothing happens in a democracy unless rivals work to find ways that they can both win. While the GOP in Washington lost the November elections, Republican governors picked up a state capital seat because, Christie said, “we’re compromising when we need to.”

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Certainly, the storm — and, more important, Christie’s forceful response — boosted the governor’s standing. But the tea party’s record lows and Christie’s record highs tell a larger story: Americans are crying out for an end to ideological warfare.

That has developed into Christie’s signature in New Jersey. He began his term promising tax cuts and fighting with the teachers union over tenure, pay and education reforms, but he now preaches reconciliation — a recurring theme in his State of the State address Tuesday afternoon…

Certainly, Christie is no liberal, but his State of the State speech was full of policy prescriptions that conservatives might label big government: “We’ve requested the federal government to pay 100 percent of the costs of the significant debris removal. . . . We have secured $20 million from the Federal Highway Administration. . . . We have worked with the Small Business Administration to secure nearly $189 million in loans.”…

“You see,” he told the legislators, “some things are above politics.”

It’s a lesson that could help the national Republican Party loosen the tea party’s death grip.

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Norah O’Donnell: This morning I asked Christie if he thinks the Tea Party has too much clout in the GOP.

Gov. Christie: No, I don’t. I think they’ve had influence. I think everybody who comes to the table in the Republican Party should have a voice. Everybody should have a voice. And I don’t think they’ve had too much influence–

O’Donnell: You don’t think that’s why the House Republicans have not been able to get to the fiscal cliff deal?

Christie: Listen, I think there’s so many reasons why they couldn’t — and a lot of them are personal. And I talked about this in my press conference. I think they get into these toxic competitions with each other. And these internal palace intrigue things that happen. And don’t look at me puzzled, Charlie –

O’Donnell: You mean Cantor and Boehner?

Christie: I wouldn’t limit it to just that. There is competition among all the folks in that room.

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The governor left the door open on his 2016 plans, saying his political focus right now is on his re-election campaign in New Jersey.

“You know, anybody who tries to plan four years from now, George, you know, is crazy. The fact of the matter is I’m going to follow the advice my mother gave me, which is to do the job that you have right now as well as you can do it and the future will take care of itself,” he said. “What I want to do now is be the governor of New Jersey, as I said, for the last three years, I’d like to do it for the next four.”…

“I will be more ready than I was in 2012 because I will have done my job for longer and hopefully gotten better.”

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Via Newsbusters.

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…Chuck Schumer’s buddy!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:27 PM

…he should marry the head of the Chicago Teacher’s Union!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Remember the almost conservative dive to the death?

Wanna do that again?

Speakup on January 9, 2013 at 10:28 PM

…he doesn’t blame Chuckie for the pork in the Sandy Bill…he thought it was food!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Though privately protesting that Christie didn’t understand flaws in the bill, which included several long-te­rm non­emergency projects, Boehner and the House Republicans quickly retreated, passing a relief bill (albeit a scaled-down one) within days of the governor’s broadside.

Shocked, I say!!

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

So has Bobby Jindal ever been on the cover of Time magazine ?

burrata on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

Shot heard around the Christie

Electrongod on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

It is really foolish to start worrying about 2016 in January 2013 and it is even more foolish to consider a self centered liberal Republican with a super ego like Christie as a serious candidate for the Presidency in 2016… We have some many important things to overcome in the next two months so let us not worry about 2016 and Christie…

mnjg on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

In recent years, with the advent of mass multimedia, people have been inundated with the political circus that is our nation’s government. The ability to reach the masses in America has made the once maligned civic and patriotic duty into a sought after profession, in which the candidates do not even remotely resemble the politicians at the birth of this nation. This new breed preaches that the government is the answer to all ills, from where all power comes and that our shining democracy is an example for all to follow. The problem with that thought process is that the United States was created not as a democracy, but as a constitutional republic where the majority of power lay with the states. That power, however, has migrated to the centralized government, and needs to be arrested back by its intended keeper.
It is important to understand how we have arrived at this current state of affairs, one must know where we started and the reasons why the government was organized in its original fashion by the founding fathers. Most people know about the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War, but few know the system that guided us through that war, nor the document that sustained up until the time of the ratification of the Constitution. If the people were to throw off their apathetic attitude toward government, and reclaim their sacred duty of vigilance over self governance, they would soon realize how much freedom has been lost to the government. They would clamor for the return of controls, which once kept the beast in check, while allowing for the three founding principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to thrive once again.

MarshFox on January 9, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Uh oh…

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Uh oh…

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:31 PM

THIS^^^^^^^

Electrongod on January 9, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Shot heard around the Christie

Electrongod on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

!!

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Though privately protesting that Christie didn’t understand flaws in the bill, which included several long-te­rm non­emergency projects, Boehner and the House Republicans quickly retreated, passing a relief bill (albeit a scaled-down one) within days of the governor’s broadside.

Yeah Boehner and the Republicans in the House were terrified by Christie… Who the hell comes up with this stupidity?…

mnjg on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

it takes about 4400 calories a day to get christie to move from point a to point b.

that just screams conservatism.

renalin on January 9, 2013 at 10:33 PM

I’m going to start puking… Seriously, I will not vote for this blowhard. BTW, why the hell does Krispy Kreme still have positive ratings among Republicans?

Illinidiva on January 9, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Christie is a terrible candidate. He’s not even as good a candidate as McCain or Romney, plus he’s a blimp. We’d all be a few Big Macs away from his VP taking the reins.

Corporal Tunnel on January 9, 2013 at 10:33 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Christie’s a bully, so I don’t have any qualms about mocking him.

Illinidiva on January 9, 2013 at 10:34 PM

It is really foolish to start worrying about 2016 in January 2013 and it is even more foolish to consider a self centered liberal Republican with a super ego like Christie as a serious candidate for the Presidency in 2016… We have some many important things to overcome in the next two months so let us not worry about 2016 and Christie…

mnjg on January 9, 2013 at 10:30 PM

Exactly. If they get our guns, there won’t be an election in 2016.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:35 PM

As if there will actually be an election for preznit in 2016.

You think the biggest grifting moochers ever to sit in the WH are going to leave voluntarily? There’s plans afoot, big big plans.

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:35 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I happen to think weight and health are a major issue if you are running for leader of the nation of morons. His VP candidate should receive as much scrutiny as he does if Christie decides to run.

Corporal Tunnel on January 9, 2013 at 10:37 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

He’s so fat, he’s got his on zipcode.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:37 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

…it’s ok!…he won’t EAT you!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:37 PM

If Christie’s the nominee, the South can no longer be taken for granted and he would win nothing in the NE. Or Midwest. Or West Coast.

ddrintn on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Nope. Still not sold.

Keep trying though, MSM.

Cleombrotus on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

There’s two zipcodes in New Jersey. One for the state, the other for Christie.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

So. The press is already telling us to nominate Christie as the GOP’s sacrificial lamb in 2016, eh? Why not? They did the same for Romney 4 years ago and that went perfectly according to their plan.

besser tot als rot on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Christie is the guy you see in walmart…in the combo fat-scooter/shopping cart thingy…blocking the candy/salty snack aisle.

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

I hate gun grabbers like Crist Christie.

FloatingRock on January 9, 2013 at 10:39 PM

They had to take Christie to Sea World to get baptized.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Christie wore a yellow shirt the other day and somebody yelled, “Taxi!”

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:35 PM

The bill has already been reintroduced in the house this year to repeal the 22nd. So you are right, plans are afoot.

MarshFox on January 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

They had to take Christie to Sea World to get baptized.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:40 PM

…I thought that was Shamu getting the treats!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

They had to take Christie to Sea World to get baptized.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:40 PM

lol…now that one’s going to be hard to top.

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:42 PM

OK. I’m bored.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Whoever is the nominee…the Democrats & the media turn off any “niceness” & “favorability” they previously had towards him and consider him the second coming of Satan.

That goes for Christie as much as anyone else.

22044 on January 9, 2013 at 10:44 PM

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I’m not first but I’d say the shart potential is high.

DanMan on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

If Christie’s the nominee, the South can no longer be taken for granted and he would win nothing in the NE. Or Midwest. Or West Coast.
ddrintn on January 9, 2013 at 10:38 PM

He would be almost as bad as Palin would be.

No to Christie and No to Palin.

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Aw, one more. The back of his neck looks like a package of hotdogs.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Talk about a squish.

John the Libertarian on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

From early this morning…………..

Christie begins distancing himself from Hopey the Snake….

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells @todayshow that citizens have waited 7-times the time Katrina victims waited for help

15 hours ago by editor
==========================

canopfor on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

But what many Americans have seen in Christie is what they don’t see in Obama: someone who is decisive and unfiltered and doesn’t think the world is an impossibly complex place. – a typical loud mouth New Jersey jerk.

Fixed it.

bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Here is Christie’s latest elucidation of his position on the Tea Party or other important issues.
Take your pick.

arnold ziffel on January 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Apparently Christie has taken over for Rubio as the media “darling”.

I am really not worried – not even a little bit – that he’ll be so much as a footnote by the time 2016 rolls around.

Go Gophers – 8 minutes to go!

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Talk about a squish.

John the Libertarian on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Squish’s everywhere are extremely offended.

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:47 PM

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Back into a riverbank mudhole until you are noodled out.

tom daschle concerned on January 9, 2013 at 10:47 PM

OK. I’m bored.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Me too!!!

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:47 PM

As if there will actually be an election for preznit in 2016.

You think the biggest grifting moochers ever to sit in the WH are going to leave voluntarily? There’s plans afoot, big big plans.

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:35 PM

The 22nd Amendment will be challenged one way or another. If the ObamaCare mandate is a tax, then the 22nd can be similarly disposed of to make way for President for Life Obama.

I know it sounds crazy.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Firstly, he’s quite big.

Schadenfreude on January 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

He would be almost as bad as Palin would be.

No to Christie and No to Palin.

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Sarah Palin lives 24/7 in what passes for a Hot Air harpy’s mind. She has accomplished more than you could in 100 lifetimess. Really eats at you, doesn’t it?

bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

The media loves RINOs right up until one is selected in the primaries. Then they hate them in favor of their party’s choice.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I still like Cruz. What should Cruz be doing from now till primary season? I know he was just sworn in, but look how much experience Obama had before running. Christie must be stopped.

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:51 PM

OOPS!

Prosecutors to introduce evidence that Osama bin Laden received information passed by suspect Bradley Manning to Wikileaks – @nytimes

5 mins ago from http://www.nytimes.com by editor
=============================================

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/us/new-evidence-to-be-introduced-against-bradley-manning.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

canopfor on January 9, 2013 at 10:51 PM

After living through the Schwarzenegger years in CA I can say that Christie is giving me the same vibes. I just don’t trust him. This guy is a betrayer. He wants the media and establishment love. You can’t trust anybody like that.

Mark1971 on January 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Tub of Lard Christie should run for the democrat 2016 presidential nomination. If he doesn’t have a massive heart attack by then anyway.

VorDaj on January 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

After living through the Schwarzenegger years in CA I can say that Christie is giving me the same vibes. I just don’t trust him. This guy is a betrayer. He wants the media and establishment love. You can’t trust anybody like that.

Mark1971 on January 9, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Ever since his keynote speech at the convention – I have been turned off.

The Sandy crap just put me over the top.

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

No to Christie and No to Palin.

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

…well…we know who got a NO in November!… I haven’t given up on your most favorite person in the world yet.
You may be flopping around for a long while yet!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

The media loves RINOs right up until one is selected in the primaries. Then they hate them in favor of their party’s choice.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

It’s so predictable yet always a surprise to the media’s RINO victim.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Me too!!!

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:47 PM

It’s Tea time Scrumpy. Meet me in the glade past the rock that looks like a stump near the stump that looks like a rock.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

6 minutes!

*biting nails*

I’m entirely too addicted to sports.

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Not so much!

The bill has already been reintroduced in the house this year to repeal the 22nd. So you are right, plans are afoot.

MarshFox on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Mitt lost.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

He’s so fat, he’s got his on zipcode.

davidk on January 9, 2013 at 10:37 PM

He’s so fat, Michelle Obama takes a smaller dress size.

VorDaj on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

The media loves RINOs right up until one is selected in the primaries. Then they hate them in favor of their party’s choice.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Very true. The MSM was pro-McCain and pro-Romney until these two losers won the nomination.

bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Christie Kreme donut.

hillsoftx on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

How do we not know that Christe is PG? He could be in his 9th month with triplets for all we know.

VorDaj on January 9, 2013 at 10:55 PM

OT:
Buried my great uncle today. He was 93 yo. He was a WWII vet that served with honor. He was in the Army Air Corp. for 4 years of WWII. In his service he was awarded four bronze stars. He served in four different campaigns. He was entitled to wear the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign Ribbon, and 2 Overseas Bars. He was laid to rest with his deceased wife of 60+ years in one of America’s military cemeteries.
The Patriot Guard Riders saw him removed from the funeral home, and led the funeral procession to his final resting place. They stood at attention during his military burial ceremony. I cannot express in words what that meant to me. These men donate their time and energy for honor. Not their honor, but the honor commemorated by those they selflessly serve. God bless the Patriot Guard Riders!
My great uncle was laid to rest under a color guard, a 3 volley salute, the playing of taps, and the flag ceremony. Nothing I experience as being a civilian of the United States of America is as humbling as witnessing how those who served with duty and honor to God and country, honor their own.
May God bless them all.

tom daschle concerned on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Go Gophers – 8 minutes to go!

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:46 PM

gophergirl:You Rang…..(kidding..sarc):)
==========================================

GO GO Gophers theme song , opening

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHHrI47oE30

canopfor on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

The 22nd Amendment will be challenged one way or another. If the ObamaCare mandate is a tax, then the 22nd can be similarly disposed of to make way for President for Life Obama.

I know it sounds crazy.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 10:48 PM

As crazy as a sitting preznit ordering that guns be sold to foreign drug cartels in an effort to frame the American people and subvert the U.S. Constitution.

Big plans and they start soon.

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

It’s so predictable yet always a surprise to the media’s RINO victim.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Yep. The RINO victim never figures out they’ve been played. They actually believe the fake praise g into the primary

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

hi.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 9, 2013 at 10:57 PM

How does Christe even know what sex he is anymore? He doesn’t have a neck like a giraffe.

VorDaj on January 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

It’s Tea time Scrumpy. Meet me in the glade past the rock that looks like a stump near the stump that looks like a rock.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

and the shrimp that looks like a pistol.

;)

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

canopfor on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

LOL!

3 minutes to go :)

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Tim_CA on January 9, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Haha, that’s where I meet B9.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 10:53 PM

There already ;-)

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

…enough of the fluking fatboy!…quit trying to fit the basketball… into my tennis ball container!

KOOLAID2 on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

So who’s gonna be the first person to make an unoriginal joke about Christie being fat? I love that we have to attack him on his weight instead of challenge him on policy.

vegconservative on January 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

You are young but a good guy/gal. Read what you posted and think. Christie and way too many like him have no qualms about denigrating those who they disagree with—eye roll, snark, whatever.

So fuk him and the Clydesdale he rode in on OK?

arnold ziffel on January 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Christie Creme: Fridgers and Mental Midgets, Unite 2016!

Resist We Much on January 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Well how lovely to see you this fine evening. The cool air is so refreshing drinking our hot camel meal.

*pours the Scrumpster some more fresh brew*

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Very true. The MSM was pro-McCain and pro-Romney until these two losers won the nomination.
bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

BS. You ought to change your name to bs222. Romney had the mainstream AND conservative media against him throughout the primary season, which made his victories all the more impressive.

I’m sorry you throw hissies when people point out that Palin is an unelectable ditz, but you shouldn’t lie.

We would much rather see Ted Cruz or Scott Walker as the nominee. One concern we have is regarding how much appeal Cruz would have among independents. After all, Romney outperformed Cruz in Texas. Cruz needs to learn from the Palin disaster and should be sure to introduce himself to a national audience in a more effective and impressive way.

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Big plans and they start soon.

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

They started a long time ago, over 60 years ago. They intensified in the last 4 years but the nakid impertinence is just now unfolding. In 2015, after Obama’s most ardent dream, to get Pelosi back, is materialized, the semi-finale will take place.

Schadenfreude on January 9, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Very true. The MSM was pro-McCain and pro-Romney until these two losers won the nomination.
bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I agree.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

So fuk him and the Clydesdale he rode in on OK?

arnold ziffel on January 9, 2013 at 11:00 PM

I don’t think a Clydedale could carry that much weight, not more than a few feet anyway. If Christe has been riding one we should call the ASPCA.

VorDaj on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

This is a hanging curveball if I’ve ever seen one.

Someone please hit it out of the park.

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

tom daschle concerned on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

You can be very proud of your great uncle and his service to our country.

bw222 on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

MarshFox on January 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Thanks. I learn something new every day.

Bishop on January 9, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Exactly.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 11:02 PM

*sip*

So nice here….

*sip*

lovely tea…

*sip*

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Chris Christie: The next Charlie Crist. He’ll be a Democrat soon.

RoadRunner on January 9, 2013 at 11:05 PM

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

I’d root for the Gophers, except for tonight. Looks like they’ve got a winning form.

22044 on January 9, 2013 at 11:05 PM

So if Christie runs in 2016, will Ann Coulter support him ?

burrata on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Gird your Twinkies.

Curtiss on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Axe, did you see?

The Post Turtle’s Post Turtle Cabinet

Resist We Much on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

This is a hanging curveball if I’ve ever seen one.

Someone please hit it out of the park.

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 11:04 PM

LOL.

you are addicted to sports. Got any bread balls? We could go fishing.

SparkPlug on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

I’d root for the Gophers, except for tonight. Looks like they’ve got a winning form.

22044 on January 9, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Longest two minutes EVER!

Big Ten is tough this year.

gophergirl on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

and the shrimp that looks like a pistol.

you’re not talking about the pistol packin’ shrimp that was the Guido’s sign on Main St. on Houston are you? Last I saw it was guarding the Brazos in Richmond.

DanMan on January 9, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Christie/Ryan 2016!!

Scrumpy on January 9, 2013 at 11:07 PM

bluegill on January 9, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Not a Palin thread…Please try to..well, you know.

KCB on January 9, 2013 at 11:09 PM

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