@GovChristie’s Debt Debate Postmortem: “President Seemed to Be Absent for Most of This”
The biggest loser emerging from the Washington debt limit fiasco is undoubtedly the President of the United States, Save Jerseyans. Anyone who says otherwise is spinning themselves into a corner.
2012 is a referendum on the prez and it sure ain’t looking too good. President Obama’s seeming inability or, if you want to be cynical, his irresponsible unwillingness to present a coherent plan had the effect of significantly weakening his administration in the eyes of detractors and supports alike. Look no further than Capitol Hill where a senator from his own party is calling for a primary challenge. Smacks of Carter v. Kennedy, doesn’t it?
Governor Christie breaks it down with a little perspective to boot: