Namely, Chris Christie. That fabulous pat-on-the-back attitude toward President Obama during Sandy's hit was about the smartest thing a Republican governor with an imperfect record could do politically. Now he's reaping the rewards of that canny posturing.
A new Quinnipiac poll in New Jersey finds Gov. Chris Christie (R) with a record breaking approval rating of 74% and a stunning 37 point lead over likely Democratic opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono (D), 62% to 25%.
Said pollster Maurice Carroll: "Most governors would kill for a 56 percent job approval rating. Republican Gov. Christie gets that from Democrats!" ...Political Wire
New Jersey Dems -- and the nation -- may come to regret allowing media hype to inflate the governor, a man whose self-inflation is already over the top. Don't forget Christie has been a demon as well as a saint. Not to be trusted. Are you listening, NJ?