Thursday, May 13, 2010

NJ Gov. Chris Christie is a Role Model For Conservatives | linked by EricaThunderpaws

Amongst the flotsam that floats its way into public office, it's rare to find a political leader who has the cajones to speak the plain truth about liberal prolifigacy, and then actually do something to unravel the damage regardless of what his actions might do to his political career.  The challenge for Gov. Christie is equivalent to weaning heroin addicts off drugs -- not impossible, but extremely painful.  If the citizens of NJ had not become addicted to the government teat, none of this pain would have occurred.

New Jersey's Governor Christie is, in my view, the role model for all conservative candidates who want my support.  Unfortunately, we can't clone Gov. Christie, but we sure can keep our eyes and ears alert to candidates in every state who share the same traits, values, and common sense.

N.J. gov. sets tone for the U.S.
By A.B. Stoddard
The Hill

In a movie version of this important story of our time, the bold, undaunted officeholder would look much like the boyish, handsome David Cameron — Great Britain’s new Conservative prime minister — who called on his countrymen Tuesday to embrace an “age of austerity.”

But this is America. So the fearless leader willing to be honest with voters, to part with what cannot be paid for, is actually not dashing, nor is he eloquent. He is an overweight Bruce Springsteen devotee, a former prosecutor with a remaining trace of a Turnpike accent who is intent on rescuing New Jersey. If he succeeds, Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) could become a major political force in the years to come, whether he likes it or not.

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