Posts tagged “Chris Christie”

Jeb Bush Follows in His Brother’s Footsteps

Still to be thoroughly digested is last weekend’s spectacle of several prominent …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Chris Christie and #Bridgegate: Alas, It Ain’t Over

Here’s the thing that still bugs me, even after today’s impressively epic …

Posted January 9th, 2014

Rand Paul vs. the National Security Hawks

Sen. Rand Paul joined George Stephanopoulos’s “This Week” yesterday to talk unemployment insurance, …

Posted January 6th, 2014

On Chris Christie and Bullying the Right People

All signs point to Gov. Chris Christie cruising to reelection in New …

Posted November 5th, 2013

Machiavellian Social Conservatives?

The lesson of Christie and Cuccinelli is that to seem is better politics than to be.

Posted November 5th, 2013

Atlantic City Embraces Monkey on Its Back

In the throes of pre-Great Recession economic hype, I wrote the following …

Posted July 8th, 2013

In Praise of (Legalistically) Splitting the Baby

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is being criticized from all sides for …

Posted June 5th, 2013

That’s Right: Chris Christie Is a ‘Good Conservative Republican’

The notion that he’s some kind of squish is rooted in self-defeating partisan tribalism.

Posted May 20th, 2013

Government ‘Revel’-ing in Private-Sector Investment

President Obama is not a closet socialist or cunningly patient radical. What …

Posted February 20th, 2013

Can GOP Governors Escape Vortex of Congress in 2016?

Peter Beinart hears in Gov. Chris Christie’s “rhetorical assault on John Boehner …

Posted January 10th, 2013

If Chris Christie Is Thinking about Politics, It’s 2013 — Not 2016

Delighting in the cynicism of it all, Maureen Dowd counts the political …

Posted October 31st, 2012

How Both Parties Were Stung by Disappearance of Growth Fairy

We’re told by people who are paid to know such things that …

Posted September 5th, 2012

Sighing Women, Springsteen Shout-Outs, and Hard Truths

Readers, I fell down on the job last night and took in …

Posted August 29th, 2012

Declining Christie

Two events are dominating the news, tropical storm Isaac and the GOP …

Posted August 27th, 2012

The Correct V.P. Choice For Mitt Romney

It has been a slow news week in the campaign. And so …

Posted August 10th, 2012

Chris Christie, New Jersey-ness, and My Personal Problem with Mitt Romney

This one goes right to the top of the Wish I’d Written …

Posted June 21st, 2012