Governor Christie Makes it Official: He’s Running For President

BY  |  Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (16)

Chris Christie

This morning in Livingston—his high school alma mater—New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie officially launched his 2016 presidential campaign.

“I will run a campaign that won’t worry about what is popular, but what is right. What is right is what will fix America.”

He joins 13 other Republicans to declare a presidential candidacy.

 

 

16 Comments

  1. POSTED BY Montclair Lover  |  June 30, 2015 @ 12:24 pm

    So large, and yet so empty.

  2. POSTED BY mike 91  |  June 30, 2015 @ 3:32 pm

    I actually welcome this news. Because as soon as he understands he’s never going to poll higher than the margin of error, he can go back to the job we elected him to do. It’s just unfortunate that he’s also very, very bad at it.

  3. POSTED BY Mrs Martta  |  June 30, 2015 @ 4:53 pm

    He will fix America. Right. And I will play center for the New York Knicks.

  4. POSTED BY silverleaf  |  June 30, 2015 @ 10:32 pm

    MM – I hope that your post-up game is better than his term as Gov. because if it’s not, the Knicks headed for another deadful season.

    Long live Willis Reed!

  5. POSTED BY mangold  |  July 01, 2015 @ 7:15 am

    This thug pretending to be a leader needs to rethink his political career. A sustained thrashing in the polls may force him to do just that. “President Christie”? Are you kidding? Only “President Donald” would trump that.

  6. POSTED BY Selma Avdicevic  |  July 01, 2015 @ 11:37 am

    I like what you did there, @mangold. “Trump that”. Nice.

  7. POSTED BY hrhppg  |  July 01, 2015 @ 11:39 am

    He only ran for Governor to be president which was obvious as he was running and more obvious when he got elected and every decision was based on how will this look running for President. But this is Jersey so everything goes by party and we didn’t like that last Dem so we MUST run out and vote the other team.

    It is sad that something managed to beat MTV’s The Jersey Shore in making us a laughing stock.

  8. POSTED BY profwilliams  |  July 01, 2015 @ 3:36 pm

    7 comments…… on Christie running for President? Either no one cares, or…. no one cares…

  9. POSTED BY johnqp  |  July 01, 2015 @ 3:38 pm

    Trump currently in 2nd place among GOP primary voters. Chris who ?

  10. POSTED BY johnqp  |  July 01, 2015 @ 3:50 pm

    Still getting the skeevies over that image of him trying to embrace Jerry Jones.

  11. POSTED BY Iceman  |  July 05, 2015 @ 1:12 pm

    The round mound of bloaviated sound. I can’t believe ‘his people’ have him convinced that he could actually become the President. I guess we all need to follow our dreams…I’ll play guard on the Knicks when Martta becomes the Center

  12. POSTED BY jcunningham  |  July 05, 2015 @ 11:06 pm

    “To Mr and Mrs Man, a son… Ice.”

  13. POSTED BY frankgg  |  July 06, 2015 @ 10:09 am

    His running for president has truly become an elephant in the room for NJ.

  14. POSTED BY stu  |  July 06, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

    As long as its okay to make fun of a person’s weight, I’ll take fat and abrasive over wrinkled, equally deceptive and repeatedly cheated on.

  15. POSTED BY jcunningham  |  July 06, 2015 @ 8:50 pm

    “wrinkled, equally deceptive and repeatedly cheated on” is worse than “fat, abrasive and deceptive?” your methodology for making political decisions is quite idiotic and quite telling…

    but I love the part of your formulation that you waited till someone else did it before you did. that just makes you such the better person, doesn’t it “stu”?

  16. POSTED BY stu  |  July 06, 2015 @ 8:52 pm

    Just saying it like it is.

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