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In Defense of Chris Christie

indy2012 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 3:23 PM
doubtful, he will do great against anyone the Liberals put up......he will get the tea party and hard right vote because they will have to vote for him, and because he has been smart about working with liberals he will easily pick up the indy's, moderates and probably a decent amount of liberals......Hilary or who ever the liberals put up will have a tough time beating him.....
indy2012 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 3:34 PM
i disagree....I think he will the kick in the a$$ that the GOP needs.....especially if he gets angry...I would love to see him curse out a liberal candidate during a national debate...I don't care if he always agrees with the party, I want someone who will do their job and put in polices that are good for the country, not for the party......
Abe Froman Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 3:30 PM
I'm not sure he'd make a great national candidate. I agree he's the best you're going to get in a deep blue state like NJ. But like McCain and Romney, he'll fail to motivate the conservative base to get out and do all the groundwork, or turn out on election day.

I get it.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not a perfect conservative -- far from it, in fact.  His embrace of the president during Hurricane Sandy's aftermath was overly effusive, even if it aligned with his bipartisan, results-oriented brand.  His decision to accept Obamacare's Medicaid expansion after blasting it as a form of "extortion" is a hypocritical, government-growing mistake.  His cautious hedging on gun control rankles...