Tag Archives: Gov. Chris Christie

Christie takes care of business — at kids’ expense


Maybe you missed reports of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bullying a public school teacher at a campaign rally a few days before he cruised to victory on Election Day. The teacher, Melissa Tomlinson, asked Christie why he has referred … Continue reading

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Chris Christie to Mother Nature: Who’s your daddy?


New Jerseyans know better than to mess with Gov. Chris Christie. They’ve heard him dis firefighters who want decent pensions, shout down schoolteachers who defend the public school system, and heap scorn on skeptics who argue it’s foolish to spend … Continue reading

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Very politely, NYT calls Christie a liar


Mr. Christie, a Republican who took office in January 2010, would hardly be the first politician to indulge in hyperbole or gloss over facts. But his misstatements, exaggerations and carefully constructed claims belie the national image he has built as … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a town near you — Camden-ization


Somebody send out the cadaver dogs to search for my midwinter optimism. In the fall, at least, I was able to bike across the Ben Franklin¬† from Philly to take care of business. But after the first dusting of snow, … Continue reading

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