Bridgegate is a word that will forevermore be associated with New Jersey Governor Christ Christie. Now that Christie has fired members of his staff and held a lively two-hour press conference, what do you think of his efforts at damage control? This week’s reblog offers some commentary on the crisis and the author later gave Christie a B+ on his attempts at damage control. What do you think? Are Christie’s presidential ambitions dead in the water or will this blow over?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the pugnacious Republican seen as his party’s frontrunner for the 2016 presidential nomination, is in a world of hurt.
As his bard, Bruce Springsteen, wrote in the enduring anthem Jungleland:
Man there’s an opera out on the Turnpike
There’s a ballet being fought out in the alley
Until the local cops
Rips this holy night
The street’s alive
As secret debts are paid
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