For all of the painfully hokey pleas for bipartisanship coming from NJ politicians down I-95 to the steps of Capitol Hill, Save Jerseyans, I think this particular overture may be the best yet. And I’m not being sarcastic.
Check this out: to help facilitate shutdown negotiations which Democrats have thus far refused to engage, veteran state Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-Bergen, Passaic) has ordered up several pizzas that will be delivered to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s Hart Senate Building office around Noon on Friday.
“Since the early settlers, meals have been the catalyst to some of the most significant moments in American history,” Cardinale observed in a press release. “I’m not saying pizza is the solution to this mess, but it’s possible that something we all know and love could drive a solution or at least get the ball rolling for both sides to negotiate.”
I love it! And he’s not wrong. In fact, Cardinale’s unorthodox gesture reminded me of those awesomely accurate Domino’s commercials: