Chris Christie hammering away at New Jersey's spending "addiction"

Dubbed “Gov. Wrecking Ball” by one columnist, Mr. Christie has wasted no time trying to break lawmakers’ “addiction to spending” and tearing down the political establishment that has pushed New Jersey’s property taxes to an average of $7,300 per household.

Some say he has governed by fiat; he has signed 20 executive orders since taking office in January – eight on his first day alone. Among other things, the orders freeze regulations and subject unions to the same campaign restrictions as corporations. He has vetoed spending by various boards and barred state agencies from hiring lobbyists to influence state lawmakers…

“Is it wrong to love another man? Because I love Chris Christie,” conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh said.