He has been annointed by the media as the great bi-partisan hero, a judgment decisively ratified by the voters of New Jersey yesterday. He will reach mythic dimensions as the great moderate hope of the Republican establishment for 2016. He has daintily side-stepped the issue of marriage equality and garnered goodwill essentially by cooperating with the President following a natural disaster. A regular feature in the #Bosmayor twitter feed was a video of him shouting down a teacher. And to think such presumptuousness is thought to a noble characteristic in a Governor of New Jersey. He bragged about it.
I used to think Christie didn’t have a shot at the nomination–and he still might not. But the Republican Establishment has found its weapon of choice to wage war in 2016.The effort to get him nominated and elected will be epic. The GOP establishemt took the tea party down in Alabama and are fired up after the shutdown.