S.E. Cupp: If Christie was directly involved in Bridgegate, he should resign

posted at 7:32 pm on January 8, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Daily Caller, are we at this point so soon? The story about his deputy’s e-mails broke this morning; he put out the requisite shock-and-disappointment statement a few hours ago; and now here’s a righty pundit already dropping the R-bomb on him, albeit conditionally. Half the Republicans I follow on Twitter are rolling their eyes that anyone in the media could be so exercised about petty hardball played by local politicians, especially when Bob Gates is busy accusing the president of the United States of sending men to die in a war he never believed in. Christie’s not in any imminent danger.

But look — at this point, given his emphatic denials that he had anything to do with the lane closings, what’s the alternative to resigning if a smoking gun emerges proving that he did? He’s not going to stand at the podium, cop to having lied baldfaced to the world about his role in punishing the public in order to retaliate against a political enemy, and then say, “Oh well, see you tomorrow.” His whole shtick is that he’s a straight talker who tells the truths that more polished politicians are too afraid to tell. He can’t admit to having lied to protect himself and then go back to business as usual. So what’s the alternative to resignation if he gets caught red-handed? Which, I guess, is another way of saying that the odds of him getting caught red-handed are verrry low or else his denials wouldn’t be so emphatic. If he was involved, the way this was done, I assume, is Christie telling a close aide to make it happen and then the aide telling Kelly to make it happen. That gives him plausible deniability. No paper trail, no muss, no fuss. At worst, if Kelly turns on him and claims that she’s confident the order came from Christie himself, he’ll dismiss it as fingerpointing by a bad employee who’s eager to rehabilitate her rep by telling the media what it wants to hear. He wouldn’t go all-in on denials if he had reason to believe he was exposed.

As for the rest of the clip, where Cupp teases out a scenario in which Christie resigns, becomes a martyr to his supporters for doing so(?), and then rebounds by running for president anyway, I don’t know what to tell you except that Tapper’s green room must include a mini-bar. Any pol who would abuse his power for such petty, egotistical reasons, lie about it repeatedly, and then actually step down in disgrace isn’t going to be considered for the most powerful job in the world. Especially when a big chunk of his own party’s base already disdains him.


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S.E. Cupp should resign.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

I’m thinking that’s a fridge too far, but stranger things have happened.

Flange on January 8, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Nice clusterfark, RINOs.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Hillary or Christie, mhhhh…having a hard time deciding who’s the bigger liar/denier.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:38 PM

“Bill, how can you make this bigger than Benghazi?” — Bloodcankles

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:39 PM

S.E. Cupp should resign.

Thread winner!

RDH on January 8, 2014 at 7:39 PM

It’s fun to watch her try to think.

AllahsNippleHair on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Who would have guessed that the death of a nation would be such a queer journey.

Murphy9 on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

He’s not going to stand at the podium, cop to having lied baldfaced to the world about his role in punishing the public in order to retaliate against a political enemy, and then say, “Oh well, see you tomorrow.

Reagan did it.

And that’s not a slight on Reagan…I’m just sayin’

hisfrogness on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

S.E. Cupp should resign.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Yeah – she’s surely not the brightest bulb on the Yule tree. But if it is proven Christie was in on it he’ll have to go.

whatcat on January 8, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Who would have guessed that the death of a nation would be such a queer journey.

Murphy9 on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Pajama-obama

Pajama-boy-for-obama’care’

Pajama-drama in the R/D camps

Rome lasted longer. This time heads roll differently.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:43 PM

dumb

rob verdi on January 8, 2014 at 7:43 PM

If Dear Leader lied to the American people repeatedly he should………………………?

d1carter on January 8, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Chris Krusty The Clown certainly had everything to do with this, that’s how business is done in ‘Joisey.’

Corporal Tunnel on January 8, 2014 at 7:45 PM

cop to having lied baldfaced to the world about his role in punishing the public in order to retaliate against a political enemy

Reagan did it.

And that’s not a slight on Reagan…I’m just sayin’

hisfrogness on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Please explain your statement, as regards the bolded part. Thanks ahead.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:45 PM

I dislike Christie and hope he implodes but at the same time I note the ridiculous double standards going on. Christie should resign? Should Obama resign for directing the IRS to target conservatives? I mean, he met with the political affairs director of the IRS for several hours days before the predatory audits started. Could there be a more egregious violation of law and civil society than what he did? Should Hillary have resigned for her objective derelictions over Benghazi? (Nevermind the dozens of other felonies in her past). Get a grip.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 7:46 PM

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Nice to have all 3 on display.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:47 PM

What’s that dummy in the sun dress blathering about?

Sherman1864 on January 8, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Cut a deal Doughnut–you resign only is Sebelius does–which has destroyed the country more?

hillsoftx on January 8, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Does anyone actually believe Christie is this petty???

I don’t.

I could be wrong.

I’m pretty much ambivalent to anything Christie does..he’s just the governor of NJ right now.

BigWyo on January 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Pushing this story is clear evidence the left believes Christie is the biggest threat to Hillary in 2016. Watch who the left pummels and who they treat with kid gloves. They like nice rich guys like Romney and leftover mavericks like McCain.

Christie isn’t the right’s salvation, but the left fears his in your face combativeness.

fogw on January 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Now I don’t know which of them is more irritating!

Kensington on January 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

He’s not going to stand at the podium, cop to having lied baldfaced to the world about his role in punishing the public in order to retaliate against a political enemy, and then say, “Oh well, see you tomorrow.” His whole shtick is that he’s a straight talker who tells the truths that more polished politicians are too afraid to tell. He can’t admit to having lied to protect himself and then go back to business as usual. So what’s the alternative to resignation if he gets caught red-handed? Which, I guess, is another way of saying that the odds of him getting caught red-handed are verrry low or else his denials wouldn’t be so emphatic.

You might have a point if Eric Holder wasn’t still AG.

besser tot als rot on January 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

SE Cupp wears big smart glasses.

Leave here alone!

portlandon on January 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

S.E. Cupp should resign.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Yeah – she’s surely not the brightest bulb on the Yule tree. But if it is proven Christie was in on it he’ll have to go.

whatcat on January 8, 2014 at 7:41 PM

They should both resign. Win-win.

besser tot als rot on January 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Le Ouch!!

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Of course tha fat RINO knew. Now he’s just a liar and a fat ass RINO.

Doomsday on January 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

and now here’s a righty pundit already dropping the R-bomb on him…

Is that what she is? I thought she was basically a slightly less dim version of Meghan McCain.

Kensington on January 8, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Wait a tick,..that would mean Hopey/Changey
should of resigned in his first six months!!

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Pushing this story is clear evidence the left believes Christie is the biggest threat to Hillary in 2016. Watch who the left pummels and who they treat with kid gloves. They like nice rich guys like Romney and leftover mavericks like McCain.

Christie isn’t the right’s salvation, but the left fears his in your face combativeness.

fogw on January 8, 2014 at 7:49 PM

I’m not so sure about that.

Murphy9 on January 8, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Via the Daily Caller, are we at this point so soon?
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I need a smoking gun!!

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 7:53 PM

The Hill provides diversion from the bad news for Hillary and Obama in the Gates book.

I agree with Cupp that he should resign if he ordered it or knew about it at the time.

BUT can someone PLEASE explain to me how it makes any sense to take “revenge” on a mayor by blocking a bridge the mayor didn’t control?

The mayor wouldn’t be blamed for it, the Ports Authority is beyond his control. The drivers who would be inconvenienced wouldn’t blame him, and the vast majority of them weren’t from his city, either.

So what was the point, exactly?

~~~

If you are on my staff and this is the best way you can find to punish my enemies, you would be fired for stupidity.

Adjoran on January 8, 2014 at 7:54 PM

The dude on teh far right is totally nonplussed by S.E.’s self-congratulatory narrative building.

Murphy9 on January 8, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Is that what she is? I thought she was basically a slightly less dim version of Meghan McCain.

Kensington on January 8, 2014 at 7:51 PM

Meghan and S.E. should do a show called “Give Up Republicans with Meg and S.E.” and they can have a daily segment of which part of the Republican platform they would dish. LOL! I kid….they don’t agree with any part of the Republican platform.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:56 PM

So dumb. I don’t believe for a second that he’d be that emphatic with his denial if anyone could prove he ordered it, and even so since when is this kind of thing something to resign over? As I said in one of the earlier threads about this, you know it goes on all the time, at every level of gov’t.

And I’m no Christie fan. Hope this episode makes him realize that no matter how much you play footsie with the Left/media, they will turn on you to clear the path for their Chosen One. This is only the first salvo.

changer1701 on January 8, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Didn’t the Obama Administration shut down all sorts of parks and memorials during the partial shutdown?

Any call for resigning from the media?

Yeah, I thought so..

Electrongod on January 8, 2014 at 7:57 PM

La Raza operative and conservative-hating Chris Christie is a disgrace.

bluegill on January 8, 2014 at 7:57 PM

dish

dish = ditch

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:57 PM

I agree Ms. Cupp…and I am certain he’ll be followed by Obama ANY day now…

harlekwin15 on January 8, 2014 at 7:58 PM

I dislike Christie and hope he implodes but at the same time I note the ridiculous double standards going on. Christie should resign? Should Obama resign for directing the IRS to target conservatives? I mean, he met with the political affairs director of the IRS for several hours days before the predatory audits started. Could there be a more egregious violation of law and civil society than what he did? Should Hillary have resigned for her objective derelictions over Benghazi? (Nevermind the dozens of other felonies in her past). Get a grip.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Obama shouldn’t be forced to resign. He should be in prison for the crimes he and his administration have committed. But the media has made it their duty to protect him from Day One and the Democrats and their base have no standards(look at how revered Bill Clinton is).

Since we conservatives have standards though with our elected officials, I agree with Sarah Elizabeth(I will NOT call her S.E.) that CRISTie should resign if it turns out he was behind this. Not only did he abuse the power of his office to target political enemies(and harm innocent people in the process), but he lied about it afterwards. I hope he wasn’t involved in any capacity, but I have a hard time believing he didn’t at least know about this at some point.

Doughboy on January 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM

They’ll never prove Christie had anything to do with it. He’ll fire some people and look very executive-like doing it. He won’t resign. He’ll run in 2016.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:01 PM

cop to having lied baldfaced to the world about his role in punishing the public in order to retaliate against a political enemy
Reagan did it.

And that’s not a slight on Reagan…I’m just sayin’

hisfrogness on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Please explain your statement, as regards the bolded part. Thanks ahead.

Schadenfreude on January 8, 2014 at 7:45 PM

You don’t really expect an explanation from froggy do you?

Vince on January 8, 2014 at 8:01 PM

The story about his deputy’s e-mails broke this morning;
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The Associated Press ‏@AP 1h

RT @AP_Politics: Excerpts from texts, emails between Christie staffers and Port Authority over lane closures. http://apne.ws/K74lgG
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Excerpts of messages among aides to NJ governor
By The Associated Press
— Jan. 8, 2014 2:14 PM EST
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Aug. 13. Christie aide Bridget Anne Kelly to David Wildstein, Port Authority director of interstate capital projects: “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.”

—Wildstein: “Got it.”

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Sept. 10. Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich text to Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni: “Presently we have four very busy traffic lanes merging into only one toll booth. The bigger problem is getting kids to school. Help please. It’s maddening.”

Exchange among unknown Christie aides and appointees:

—”Is it wrong that I am smiling?”

—”No.”

—”I feel badly about the kids.”

—”I guess.”

—”They are the children of (Democratic candidate for governor Barbara) Buono voters.”

—”Bottom line is he didn’t say safety.”

___

Sept. 13. Wildstein email to Kelly, apparently after a Port Authority executive from New York discovered the lane closures and halted them: “The New York side gave Fort Lee back all three lanes this morning. We are appropriately going nuts. (Port Authority chairman David) Samson helping us to retaliate.”

—Kelly: “What?”

—Wildstein: “Yes, unreal. Fixed now.”

___

Sept. 17. Sokolich to Baroni: “We should talk. Someone needs to tell me that the recent traffic debacle was not punitive in nature. The last four reporters that contacted me suggest that the people they are speaking with absolutely believe it to be punishment. Try as I may to dispel these rumors I am having a tough time.

“A private face-to-face would be important to me. Perhaps someone can enlighten me as to the errors of my ways. Let me know if you’ll give me 10 minutes.”

___

Sept. 17. Wildstein text to Baroni: “(Wall Street Journal reporter) Ted Mann just called my cell.”

—Baroni: “Jesus. Call (Christie spokesman Michael) Drewniak.”

___

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/excerpts-messages-among-aides-nj-governor

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 6:25 PM

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 8:01 PM

It’s fun to watch her try to think.

AllahsNippleHair on January 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Are we clear?

Jaibones on January 8, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Christie is not that stupid. Bureaucrats, however, are this stupid and egotistical.

Vince on January 8, 2014 at 8:03 PM

This is nothing. They’re lucky Christie didn’t use their spines for rebar in building a bridge.

kcewa on January 8, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Cupp —-> Zzzzzz….

NeoKong on January 8, 2014 at 8:04 PM

With all the hoopla,…

…this might be a “Bridge To NoWhere”!!
(sarc)

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 8:05 PM

ALLAHP,…so, S.E. Cupp,….. is the palate cleanser eh!!
(snark)

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Clearly it was the fault of some video on You tube.

And really, at this point, what difference does it make.

can_con on January 8, 2014 at 8:07 PM

“petty hardball played between local politicians…”

Yeah, because a President would never shut down a World War II memorial. I guess Christie is alright because he has a “R” next to his name. Hypocrite.

OliverB on January 8, 2014 at 8:08 PM

It doesn’t look good for AP’s favorite fatboy.

Drudge headlines:

JERSEY: Emails Tie Top Aide to Lane Closings, Despite Denials…
‘Time for some problems in Ft. Lee’…
Christie: ‘I was Misled’…
FLASHBACK: Ignores Driver Rage Over 4-Hour Traffic Delays…
Unconscious woman waiting for EMS delayed by bridge traffic, later died…

Mayor: ‘Don’t call me’…

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:08 PM

When will Republicans get smart about north eastern-liberal Republicans!!!

Sheeesh…wake up already. They’re liberals, for pity sake!

As a libertarian, it’s frightening to see Republicans gather around Christie, because what? He’s a bully? If you nominate him, he’s Obama…but FAT.

No wonder Republicans are called the stupid party.

atlashrugg on January 8, 2014 at 8:09 PM

They’ll never prove Christie had anything to do with it. He’ll fire some people and look very executive-like doing it. He won’t resign. He’ll run in 2016.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:01 PM

That won’t work if there is evidence he knew about it because the staffers he fired will spill the beans. That’s why Obama really never fires anyone for the scandals he had knowledge of. They get quietly transferred/promoted or they retire.

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:12 PM

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Rep Bill Pascrell on NJ traffic/bridge scandal: I don’t think they woke up one morning and said “let’s screw up the traffic in Fort.Lee.”

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 8:12 PM

JERSEY: Emails Tie Top Aide to Lane Closings, Despite Denials…
‘Time for some problems in Ft. Lee’…
Christie: ‘I was Misled’…
FLASHBACK: Ignores Driver Rage Over 4-Hour Traffic Delays…
Unconscious woman waiting for EMS delayed by bridge traffic, later died…
Mayor: ‘Don’t call me’…

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I’m surprised it wasn’t called the “Gridlock Graveyard”

Stoic Patriot on January 8, 2014 at 8:14 PM

He should resign himself to an entire meat-lover’s pizza and a litre of Pepsi watching Downton Abbey until this latest imbroglio blows over. Don’t like they guy. But, hey, pizza!

casuist on January 8, 2014 at 8:14 PM

If Christie knew nothing why would he ignore the traffic hell? A blowhard like Christie wouldn’t have wasted a second grandstanding and sending in the cavalry to fix the mess.

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:14 PM

So what? A couple traffic jams? The Clinton’s personally destroyed everyone who dared speak out about Bill’s rapey habits. Kathleen Willey, Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones, Gennifer Flowers. Her attack dogs destroyed them all even though Monica proved them all right. I wonder what the great champion of women thinks about the personal destruction of sexual harassment victims.

These women along with the defenders of Benghazi were fed into the insatiable bloody maw of Hillary’s lust for power. And you want to talk to me about a traffic jam? Please. Longshoremen and transit worker unions will routinely do much worse to our transportation system just to make a political point.

xuyee on January 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM

What happened to Cupp, she used to be hotter but her neck is thicker, face is longer, and she’s looking sort of…male in the face.

I know I know, I’m a MCP, but still, what happened to her.

Bishop on January 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM

We’re talking about CLOSING AN F’ING TRAFFIC LANE LIKE IT’S AS IMPORTANT AS F’ING UP THE COUNTRY’S HEALTH INSURANCE, for God’s sake! Seldom do you see anything as pathetic as the socialists’ scrounging to make a story out of a really stupid, really unimportant neighborhood story. If THIS is the best they can do ahead of 2016, the Dimmycrats are headed for extinction.

n0doz on January 8, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Well, at least only one woman died on the bridge because of Christie’s politics. Four were killed in Benghazi…so the RINO rationalization goes.

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:17 PM

This is why I don’t own a TV

WhatSlushfund on January 8, 2014 at 8:17 PM

I watched 15 minutes of Tingles, Howard Fineman, and David Corn ripping Christie a new one and had to play the world’s tiniest violin.

Marcus on January 8, 2014 at 8:20 PM

…someone needs to cup Cupp’s cups…and squeeze them till her eyeballs hit her glasses!

KOOLAID2 on January 8, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Obama shuts down all of Disney World…..

Electrongod on January 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM

This scandal is for the best. Pro-illegal alien amnesty Chris Christie always was basically a Democrat and would never have been a suitable candidate for the GOP nominatiom.

La Raza operative, anti-gun and anti-Tea Party Christie needs to be dropped from presidential consideration.

bluegill on January 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Allahpundit’s trying to see how far he can troll us, posting another entry about Christie…and inserting a damn autoplay.

22044 on January 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM

LOL. Liberals don’t resign when they get “caught” – Christie is the new, 300 lb., all-white obama.

Pork-Chop on January 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM

I’m strangely okay with the whole sordid affair. I’m glad he f**ked with his opponent -cause that’s that they do to us and I’m tired of always having to take it lying down- and I’m glad this is probably going to ruin the RINO’s political career.

Win-win.

BKeyser on January 8, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Closing down a war memorial is petty, but shutting down a highway is dangerous.

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:25 PM

OOPS!!

Reuters Politics ‏@ReutersPolitics 39m

N.J. Gov. Christie says misled by staff in bridge scandal http://reut.rs/1cCE2sU
======================

N.J. Gov. Christie says misled by staff in bridge scandal

By Ellen Wulfhorst
NEW YORK Wed Jan 8, 2014 7:26pm EST
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/09/us-usa-newjersey-bridge-idUSBREA0710H20140109?feedType=RSS&feedName=politicsNews&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&dlvrit=574655

canopfor on January 8, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Mark Levin is tearing his Kremeness apart. It’s been since September when we first heard of this and only now is he getting around to the bottom of it? Levin also wondered if now he’s realizing that all his democrat “friends” are only to happy to turn on him with their long knives out for him, yet not even a RINO friend has come to his support. Sucks to be him, ever eager to shaft the TEA Partiers and conservatives, now karma is turning out to be a b!tch.

Plus it goes back to what we were saying about all the Oboobi scandals. The “peons” take their cues from the leader, then act independently. They took the initiative to identify and punish the boss’ enemies.

AH_C on January 8, 2014 at 8:26 PM

S.E. Cupp should resign.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

It’s quite a feat to go from the bottom of the barrel to underneath the barrel. Drill baby drill

rik on January 8, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Closing down a war memorial is petty, but shutting down a highway is dangerous.

Wigglesworth on January 8, 2014 at 8:25 PM

But both were done for political reasons…

And a waste of resources….

Electrongod on January 8, 2014 at 8:29 PM

It’s not like he used the IRS to target people who spoke up about him or anything… I mean that would just be MORE petty ‘hardball’ tactics… but no one dares come out and condemn that because they might be, you know, audited.

If you are all for allowing this sort of abuse of power, then where does it stop?

And if Christie was a Democrat we wouldn’t even GET this story.

ajacksonian on January 8, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Even if Christie only hired petty and vicious idiots who could countenance using children to punish adults at several removes, that’s enough to require his resignation. Let’s not get so hung up on ‘Obama did it, too’ that we loose sight of the need to keep up standards for our guys, so that later we can enforce them on others.

PersonFromPorlock on January 8, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Win-win.

BKeyser on January 8, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Good POV.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:32 PM

It’s always the little things that bring them down, never the stuff you’d expect.

HopeHeFails on January 8, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Amazing how far you can get in this world with a pair of nerd glasses and a porn star’s name.

Erich66 on January 8, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Heck, Obama probably already had the emails from his illegal spying, which is about the only reason on Earth Christie didn’t run against him.

Seems plausible.

HopeHeFails on January 8, 2014 at 8:34 PM

It also took EMS seven minutes to reach an unconscious 91-year-old woman who later died of cardiac arrest at a hospital. Although he did not say her death was directly caused by the delays, Favia noted that “paramedics were delayed due to heavy traffic on Fort Lee Road and had to meet the ambulance en-route to the hospital instead of on the scene.”

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:34 PM

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Hey! A leftist found a corpse to stand on.

Rage with your absolute moral authority!

Murphy9 on January 8, 2014 at 8:36 PM

I wonder if the family of that woman will sue?

Someone on reddit said they were a contractor delayed for hours trying to replace a 911 node, and they were fined 25k/hr. They’re already planning a lawsuit.

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:36 PM

RT @AP_Politics: Excerpts from texts, emails between Christie staffers and Port Authority over lane closures

Hey wasn’t there a mass rush to pore thru a certain Governor’s emails — 25,000 of them to find evidence of paybacks and punishment. Especially since knowing she had enemies on both sides of the political aisle? Yeah, that Governor sure was a bimbo.

And the MSM expended 100s of thousand dollars and thousands of man-hours to dig up dirt and came up with nada. If they expend as much on Krispy as they did Palin, brace yourself.

Like I said above earlier, the staff takes their cue from the boss. They don’t need to be told how to do their job. So this bridge-gate sure makes Krispy out to be a dumb leader and a thug.

Sarah 2016!!!

AH_C on January 8, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Hey! A leftist found a corpse to stand on.

Christie only caused one death, and she was old anyways. Worth it!

Am I right?

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:38 PM

It will be fun to see the fat boy sweat. We’ll also get to see how good a liar he is. That’s important. Lying well is the number one qualification now for high public office. If he lies really well, I can see his prospects improving.

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Chris Christie should step down immediately as RGA chair.

I want this RINO thrown out and disposed of.

bluegill on January 8, 2014 at 8:38 PM

I cannot act non-biased towards christie so I am just pretty much keeping silent on this whole thing. All I will say is I hope he didn’t do it due to the death it caused.

dmacleo on January 8, 2014 at 8:39 PM

And I found that link on drudge, so I guess the right found a corpse to stand on, too.

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:39 PM

I’m through calling for our side to resign for little stuff.

We always think that by us calling for someone on our side to resign over something, that then the next time a DimocRat effs up, we feel more justified in calling for their resignation.

Only whenever a DimocRat is caught dirty and we call for them to resign, they always just fly us the bird, circle the wagons, and dare someone to do something about it.

No longer. I don’t give a rat’s butt what Christie did. He needs to fly the Dims and the Media the bird and tell ‘em if they can’t prove he committed some crime, to shut the hell up and move on, because he’s not going anywhere.

I’m through demanding that we spear our own, when the Dims NEVER, EVER do the same.

Meople on January 8, 2014 at 8:41 PM

I’m through demanding that we spear our own, when the Dims NEVER, EVER do the same.

Meople on January 8, 2014 at 8:41 PM

I agree in principle, but is he really “our own”?

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:42 PM

Levin also wondered if now he’s realizing that all his democrat “friends” are only to happy to turn on him with their long knives out for him, yet not even a RINO friend has come to his support. Sucks to be him, ever eager to shaft the TEA Partiers and conservatives, now karma is turning out to be a b!tch.

Plus it goes back to what we were saying about all the Oboobi scandals. The “peons” take their cues from the leader, then act independently. They took the initiative to identify and punish the boss’ enemies.

AH_C on January 8, 2014 at 8:26 PM

This in a nutshell is the danger to the Republican party when they start to act like Democrats.

itsspideyman on January 8, 2014 at 8:42 PM

I’m through demanding that we spear our own

Christie stopped being my “own” the morning he said he didn’t give a DAMN about the election and proceeded to walk arm-in-arm with Obama. I’ll never vote for him in my lifetime.

Marcus on January 8, 2014 at 8:45 PM

When you become a media darling most famously described as being a brash sometimes bully, it’s going to be hard to convince the masses that you aren’t.

“You should see me when I’m really pissed.” Rotunda-Non-Grata

can_con on January 8, 2014 at 8:45 PM

S.E. Cupp should resign.

terryannonline on January 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

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With the critical reasoning skills displayed in this segment …

… I am seriously wondering how she didn’t decide to be a porn star.

Using her reasoning: People would take he much more seriously as a political commentator because she would have greater name recognition from her porn career.

PolAgnostic on January 8, 2014 at 8:46 PM

I’m through calling for our side to resign for little stuff.

It’s not about sides. It’s about getting the good people in office and the bad people out of office. That’s all. It’s that simple.

Just because Christie has an (R) next to his name does not make him perfect. Just as if he had a (D) next to his name, that wouldn’t make him the devil incarnate.

There are good and bad republicans, and good and bad democrats.

Admitting someone did something wrong, but refusing to call them to account for it because he’s on your “side” is shooting yourself in the foot. Sure, there’s republicans and democrats, but there’s a third side – the public, united states citizens. Us. Christie screwed with us, and you should be on OUR side.

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:46 PM

I agree in principle, but is he really “our own”?

rrpjr on January 8, 2014 at 8:42 PM

That’s a good point. And I agree that’s questionable.

But either way, I definitely don’t think he should resign.

I will never again call for someone on our side to resign unless they’re found guilty of a crime of some kind. The double standard has to be defeated. And as long as we’re playing by a different set of rules than the Dims, it never will be.

To hell with the double standard. Tell ‘em to get bent Krispy!

Meople on January 8, 2014 at 8:49 PM

To hell with the double standard. Tell ‘em to get bent Krispy!

But your solution to the double standard – whether it exists or not – is to say, that’s wrong, lets also be wrong. You recognize the right thing to do, and choose not to support it due to stubbornness.

Is that how you guys want to run a country?

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:52 PM

It’s not about sides. It’s about getting the good people in office and the bad people out of office. That’s all. It’s that simple.

Just because Christie has an (R) next to his name does not make him perfect. Just as if he had a (D) next to his name, that wouldn’t make him the devil incarnate.

There are good and bad republicans, and good and bad democrats.

Admitting someone did something wrong, but refusing to call them to account for it because he’s on your “side” is shooting yourself in the foot. Sure, there’s republicans and democrats, but there’s a third side – the public, united states citizens. Us. Christie screwed with us, and you should be on OUR side.

triple on January 8, 2014 at 8:46 PM

Yep, you’re right, there are good (R)’s and bad. But unless the (D)’s start playing by the same rules and start rooting out and calling for their corrupt and dirty examples to resign, I’m not either.

If Krispy committed some crime, fine, charge him and convict him. At that point I’ll be the first in line saying he needs to resign if he’s still in office. Short of that though, nah not feeling the resign thing.

Meople on January 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM

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