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Barbara Buono was robbed.  She bravely challenged Christie when no one else would.  
But the NJ Governors Election of 2013 stank to high heaven even before the Bridge revelations, including:

Christie's sleazy and racist wasted $9 million early Senate election to avoid having to run on the same day as Cory Booker, avoiding African American turnout.

Craven endorsements from Democrats -- now perhaps explained (though not excused) by the viciousness of Christie's retribution against a Democrat who declined to do so.

Screwing by the national Democrats -- not smart enough to even try to blunt the success of the (until now) strongest Republican 2016 candidate.

A noun, a verb and Sandy: Christie's shameless exploitation of the storm -- even while his administration has been failing in the rebuilding.

The fawning treatment of Christie by the courtier media, sucking up to a bully and petty revenge taker, perhaps even missing evidence of the Bridge scandal before the election.

And now we learn that, like Nixon after Watergate in 1972, Christie was elected in 2013 while covering up a sickening political dirty trick of stunning viciousness.  In the two months between September and November 2013, the vindictive bridge closing was disguised, unknown to voters. letting Christie waltz to re-election.

Christie was elected under false pretenses, essentially stealing the election from Barbara Buono.

Throw the bum out and put Barbara in.

 

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