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And the Hurricane didn't make New Jersey residents homeless either ...

When will these Politicians ever learn -- that there is such a thing as "people with cameras" ...


Chris Christie:  I Never Hugged Obama

The New Jersey governor shrugs off bromance, calls it a "handshake"

by Courtney Subramanian, swampland.time.com -- Oct. 27, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says his greeting of President Barack Obama when the president arrived in Atlantic City to tour the devastation from Hurricane Sandy was not, as many have said, a “hug.”
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“It was a handshake like you would shake hands with anyone,” he said. “It was a perfectly natural, casual, normal type of greeting between two people. And you know, it’s become legend.”
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Would-be repeat Governor (until 2016) Chris Christie, tells the world and NJ residents:

“It was a handshake [...]  a casual, normal type of greeting between two people."
Riiiight!


[ Obama hugs Christie -- frontpagemag.com ]


And you really didn't downsize government either Governor -- at the expense of NJ Teachers and NJ Police and NJ Fire-Fighters and NJ Toll-workers!

Those 'pink slips' were "only furlough handshakes" ... all normal and stuff. Right.

Only in Jersey, would such a bigger-than-life story-teller, stay as popular as he is.  Just because ... "he's so authentic."



More Google Images for -- Obama hugs Christie

... It's kind of like "Where's Waldo," for History Restoration fans.



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