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  •  He was telling CONGRESS to eat its peas: (1+ / 0-)
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    v2aggie2

    and running against congress is a winner.  

    Avg. Medicaid cost to New Jersey: $1936 per child per year. Avg cost of helicopter commute for Governor: $2300 per hour. Guess which one Christie wants to cut back on?

    by Inland on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 04:51:42 PM PDT

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    •  He's not running against Eric Cantor in 2012. (1+ / 0-)
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      He's running against Mitt Romney.

      "[R]ather high-minded, if not a bit self-referential"--The Washington Post.

      by Geekesque on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 04:53:21 PM PDT

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      •  I didn't realize that Romney was already (0+ / 0-)

        the nominee.

        And Harry Truman ran against a "Do-Nothing" congress in 1948

        Barack Obama for President '08

        by v2aggie2 on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 05:20:53 PM PDT

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      •  Then your entire thesis falls apart, since (0+ / 0-)

        there's no action or inaction that makes any difference to Romney's campaign.  If he's able to avoid any connection to Congress, and good luck to him since he's signing on to things like the Ryan plan, then he's not able to take advantage of congress's dodge either.  

        Avg. Medicaid cost to New Jersey: $1936 per child per year. Avg cost of helicopter commute for Governor: $2300 per hour. Guess which one Christie wants to cut back on?

        by Inland on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 05:48:07 PM PDT

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    •  Except what we get is what (0+ / 0-)

      comes out the wrong end of Congress............

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