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Christie: 'You're Damn Right' I'll Be More Prepared to Run in 2016

John in Gwinnett,Ga Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:20 PM
The old GOP will push Christie and get him as the nominee. Christie has done some great things in NJ, but it does turn out that he is a big government guy. This also could be a ploy to gain democrat stature. Maybe he thinks the federal government should cut tons of spending and keep money in a disaster fund instead of spending more than they have. I got to wait to see how he plays it

Yeah, you're damn right I'm writing a 2016 post...you got a problem with that, chump?  (Forgive me, I'm still fine-tuning my Chris Christie impression).  But in all seriousness, it's a slowish news week, and I've managed to resist the general subject for well over a month -- this minor detour excluded -- so why not?   Christie is gearing up for his re-election campaign in New Jersey, which could turn out to be something of a romp.  His ratings are sky high, his toughest potential challenger decided to focus his ambitions