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In the wake of the blizzard that blanketed the Northeast yesterday, let's take a look at how elected officials in New Jersey are coping with the disaster.

First, the Democratic mayor of Newark, Cory Booker:

He delivered diapers to a housebound mother:


... he hit the streets, shovel in hand:


... and yes, he was even there for a woman in labor:


As for Republican Gov. Chris Christie, his state was just hit with a massive blizzard -- so what was he going to do next? What else? He went to Disney World!

But to be fair, he did manage to get a tweet out between Space Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean:


That Acting Governor would be Democratic senate president Stephen Sweeney, who stepped up after Christie and Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno decided to get a start on their vacations ahead of the storm.

On the bright side, with the Democrats back home dealing with the disaster, Christie can really relax and enjoy his vacation.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 03:00 PM PST.

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