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Christie and Irene


#1

Was it just me, or did Christie get far more coverage than governors in others states affected by hurricane Irene this past weekend? Not only did he get a lot of time in the spotlight, but I think he handled himself well. He was characteristically honest, straightforward, and practical in his comments, compared to the other governors that I saw.

I doubt this means he is positioning himself as a latecomer to the 2012 election, but the positive press sets him up well for 2016.


#2

He'd sure as hell get my vote. I wish congress were filled with guys like him instead of what we're stuck with. Both sides.


#3

I've actually seen some people giving him bad press for his tone saying he was unprofessional.


#4

Personally, I would like to see him slam his desk with his shoe like Khrushchev.

I tire iron would also work.


#5

Hurricanes are getting more and more politicized. I think NOAA should make it official by putting a (D) or (R) after each name that way each party will know whose turn it is to over hype and grandstand what is really a common, albeit sometimes deadly and destructive, occurance