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Friday, January 10, 2014

More on Christie

There is almost no doubt at this time that the Bridge closure was politically motivated pay-back to screw with the lives of Democrats.  But the whole Mayor of Fort Lee theory involves levels of stupidity that strain credence.

Rachel Maddow has another theory that almost seems compelling.  Here it is in a 17 minute video from last night's broadcast.


BadTux said...

To the kind of people who vote Republican, who adore bullies, this scandal is just more reason for them to vote for Christie. He did what they all dream of doing -- punished a whole city for no reason other than petty spite.

Jazzbumpa said...

I have to believe that there are good people out there who fro reasons I can;t fathom, still at this late date will vote for the Rethugs.

Why do the align themselves with the party of


the genuinely baffled trombonist

(O)CT(O)PUS said...

Every dung beetle, vulture, bottom feeder, and lawyers has an ecological niche. I suppose there is place for Rethugs too ... [don't ask]