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« Reply #75 on: October 13, 2011, 02:57:47 pm »
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We'll see how long it actually holds. Not that it really matters, he still has a terrible attitude for someone who is running a state, he's too angry.

So did Rudy Giuliani. Same general constituency.
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« Reply #76 on: October 13, 2011, 03:12:15 pm »
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We'll see how long it actually holds. Not that it really matters, he still has a terrible attitude for someone who is running a state, he's too angry.

Isn't that how most people in New Jersey are lol?

Yeah, exactly.
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« Reply #77 on: October 13, 2011, 03:23:38 pm »
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We'll see how long it actually holds. Not that it really matters, he still has a terrible attitude for someone who is running a state, he's too angry.

Anger is a sign of sanity and honesty.
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« Reply #78 on: October 14, 2011, 12:54:44 am »
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We'll see how long it actually holds. Not that it really matters, he still has a terrible attitude for someone who is running a state, he's too angry.

Anger is a sign of sanity and honesty.

That sounds like Bruce Banner's campaign motto.
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« Reply #79 on: January 09, 2012, 03:34:52 pm »
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http://www.politickernj.com/53672/fdu-christie-approval-rating-53

Today's Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind Poll shows 53% of Garden State voters approving of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 37% disapprove, a net advantage of 16 percentage points and virtually identical to his standing a year ago before his 2011 State of the State address.

Three of five voters (59%) continue to say the state should hold the line on spending rather than raise taxes to support state programs (25%).

“Of course, most candidates for governor or any other office claim they’ll get the budget under control and avoid new taxes,” said Woolley. “Many in the public seem pleasantly surprised that someone stuck to it.”






3 months later, New Jersey still likes the guy.
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« Reply #80 on: January 09, 2012, 06:31:46 pm »
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Love it.
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« Reply #81 on: January 09, 2012, 06:44:18 pm »
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Have you guys seen this yet?

Chris Christie Responds To Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke.

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It’s difficult to make out exactly what Christie’s critics were yelling, but it’s something to do with jobs going down. Ever the class act, Christie’s response: “You know, something may be going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.”

Classy guy.
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« Reply #82 on: January 09, 2012, 06:51:37 pm »
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Love it.
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« Reply #83 on: January 09, 2012, 06:54:06 pm »
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Have you guys seen this yet?

Chris Christie Responds To Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke.

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It’s difficult to make out exactly what Christie’s critics were yelling, but it’s something to do with jobs going down. Ever the class act, Christie’s response: “You know, something may be going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.”

Classy guy.

Eh, I think we all thought about it in a dirty way at first but I don't think he meant it that way. I think he meant "going down" as in he was going to take her down the way he does with every other clown that decides to heckle him.
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« Reply #84 on: January 10, 2012, 03:36:09 am »
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Have you guys seen this yet?

Chris Christie Responds To Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke.

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It’s difficult to make out exactly what Christie’s critics were yelling, but it’s something to do with jobs going down. Ever the class act, Christie’s response: “You know, something may be going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.”

Classy guy.

Eh, I think we all thought about it in a dirty way at first but I don't think he meant it that way.

Well, there is one way for Christie to use his versatile tongue for good.
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« Reply #85 on: January 10, 2012, 03:45:44 am »
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Chris Christie Responds To Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke.

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It’s difficult to make out exactly what Christie’s critics were yelling, but it’s something to do with jobs going down. Ever the class act, Christie’s response: “You know, something may be going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.”

Classy guy.

"Something" doesn't go down, someone goes down. I don't see how this fits as an oral sex joke. "Sweetheart" is admittedly condescending, though.
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« Reply #87 on: January 10, 2012, 01:10:34 pm »
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Have you guys seen this yet?

Chris Christie Responds To Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke.

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It’s difficult to make out exactly what Christie’s critics were yelling, but it’s something to do with jobs going down. Ever the class act, Christie’s response: “You know, something may be going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.”

Classy guy.

He's also got a nasty mouth and no respect for women, what a great Governor he is.
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« Reply #88 on: January 10, 2012, 03:11:53 pm »
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Christie might want to consider keeping his jacket on at all times.
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« Reply #89 on: January 10, 2012, 04:39:37 pm »
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Oral sex joke? Seriously, are people that dumb?
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« Reply #90 on: January 20, 2012, 10:21:56 am »
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Chris is soooo unpopular!

http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-and-centers/polling-institute/new-jersey/release-detail?ReleaseID=1691.

Christie gets a 53 - 39 percent job approval rating

In today's survey, approval is 87 - 9 percent among Republicans and 54 - 37 percent among independent voters while Democrats disapprove 64 - 25 percent. Men approve 60 - 34 percent while women approve 47 - 43 percent.

His overall job approval holds just above 50 percent and 55 percent of New Jerseyans like him personally," Carroll said.
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« Reply #91 on: February 29, 2012, 08:21:39 am »
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It's been turning for months now.



http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-and-centers/polling-institute/new-jersey/release-detail?ReleaseID=1711

New Jersey voters approve 55 - 38 percent of the job Christie is doing as governor, compared to his all-time high of 58 - 38 percent October 12. Approval is 62 - 32 percent among men and 49 - 44 percent among women.
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« Reply #92 on: February 29, 2012, 08:36:47 am »
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Why is this thread titled as such when Christie is clearly one of the most popular governors in the country now?
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« Reply #93 on: February 29, 2012, 09:01:47 am »
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Why is this thread titled as such when Christie is clearly one of the most popular governors in the country now?

Because the thread's been going on for a while and there have been several points, including the point at which the thread was created, at which Christie has not been such.
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« Reply #94 on: February 29, 2012, 10:53:55 am »
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That 38% that disapprove of Christie seems suspiciously close to the percent of New Jersey residents who are on welfare, food stamps, Section 8, are menbers of the teacher's union, or are state employees or in some way depend on the government for their livelihoods.
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« Reply #95 on: February 29, 2012, 03:06:23 pm »
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That 38% that disapprove of Christie seems suspiciously close to the percent of New Jersey residents who are on welfare, food stamps, Section 8, are menbers of the teacher's union, or are state employees or in some way depend on the government for their livelihoods.

So that means that Quinnipiac has Christie at his ceiling, effectively? Good to know.

I'll honestly never understand the way those people in New Jersey who do not fall into the categories that you mentioned think. The politics of affluent white-collar suburbia are both alien and inimical to the world that I perceive and live in.
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That 38% that disapprove of Christie seems suspiciously close to the percent of New Jersey residents who are on welfare, food stamps, Section 8, are menbers of the teacher's union, or are state employees or in some way depend on the government for their livelihoods.

You have accurate (and compatible) statistics for all these things?
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« Reply #97 on: February 29, 2012, 09:19:53 pm »
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The politics of affluent white-collar suburbia are both alien and inimical to the world that I perceive and live in.

Glad to hear it.
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« Reply #98 on: February 29, 2012, 10:38:20 pm »
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It's been turning for months now.



http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-and-centers/polling-institute/new-jersey/release-detail?ReleaseID=1711

New Jersey voters approve 55 - 38 percent of the job Christie is doing as governor, compared to his all-time high of 58 - 38 percent October 12. Approval is 62 - 32 percent among men and 49 - 44 percent among women.

The man!
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« Reply #99 on: February 29, 2012, 10:57:22 pm »
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That 38% that disapprove of Christie seems suspiciously close to the percent of New Jersey residents who are on welfare, food stamps, Section 8, are menbers of the teacher's union, or are state employees or in some way depend on the government for their livelihoods.


The Abbott districts that steal state funds from the suburbs consist of about 20% of the population.

New Jersey has roughly 3.9 million employed, and 625k employed in the public sector. There's the other 16%.

There's a tad of overlap, and some random haters, but the rest of the state loves the Big Dog.
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