Christie Crushes Conscience

In a crowded Republican primary field, every candidate has to do something to break out: offer new policies, bring a dynamic spin to his message, or burnish a record so compelling it demands voters' attention. Chris Christie has apparently decided to break through the Republican ranks by running on a new policy: Banish Christians from the public square. Interviewed last week about whether a … [Read more...]

Chris Christie short-arms the family

Politics has been compared to chess, poker, boxing, and“show business for ugly people.” But politics is so filled with artifice and contrivance that it can justly be compared to only one sport – professional wrestling. There is a classic scenario in pro wrestling: A promoter pairs a fan favorite up with a wrestler with a shady past. Over time, the hero is convinced to put his suspicions aside … [Read more...]