Obama's team now doing oppo research on Chris Christie -- just in case

The Obama campaign is trying to keep its efforts from public view, concerned they would only elevate Christie’s already impressive standing within the Republican Party, sources said…

Top Dems applauded Team Obama’s preparation.

“It would be irresponsible for them to not start looking at it,” said a consultant who played a key role in Obama’s 2008 campaign. “It would be malpractice for them not to.”