Saturday, October 01, 2011

Chris Christie For President

Luke Ford writes: Like most Republicans, I am not thrilled with our choices for president.

Rick Perry is the most right-wing but he’s a lousy debater.

I hope Chris Christie gets in, even though many of his positions are not conservative, as the Washington Post reports:

Whatever Christie’s conservative apostasies, you can’t argue that he does check one big box for Republicans right now – fiscal conservatism.

But it’s also become clear that many of the attacks in the presidential race so far could find a welcome target in Christie. His ability to parry them and still win over some very finnicky conservative voters remains a very big question, no matter his debate savvy.

And given the status with which he would enter the race, it would certainly be a barrage from day one.

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