“They informed me my budget was dead on arrival,” Christie told the crowd. “They said, ‘We’ll shut the government down.'”
“I said, ‘Listen, I’m going to get into a black Suburban and I’m going to drive back to the governor’s residence, go upstairs and order a pizza. I’m going to turn on a baseball game. You all can call me when you decide to reopen the government.'”
The Greatest Governor in American History tells the teachers’ union in New Jersey to go piss up a rope (to use Dave in Texas’ phrase over at AoSHQ):
I seem to recall a time when everyone was so high on Bob McDonnell in Virginia, and Christie was the bonus blue-state win. Anyone heard from McDonnell lately? Meanwhile, Christie refuses to back down. SO. MUCH. AWESOME.
I believe Glen Beck coined the phrase “common sense porn.” More of this please:
Via Allahpundit. One has to appreciate Rita Wilson’s ballsy move of claiming that “teachers do it because they love it” (can I get that on a t-shirt?) immediately after whining bitterly about how much money she’s going to be losing by… not taking a pay hike and contributing a tiny amount to her benefits. The day that teacher unions are demolished without mercy is the day I dance in the streets overwhelmed by joy and gratitude.
Wow. Now this is governing:
|Gov Christie calls S-L columnist thin-skinned for inquiring about his ‘confrontational tone’|
Via The Corner