RGA: NJ Dems “Settled” for Buono

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Ouch! Republican Governors Association “Commends” Buono for Serving As Democrats’ Back Up Gubernatorial Candidate

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

Barbara BuonoChris Christie is running to win BIG in 2013, Save Jerseyans, and the powerful Republican Governors Association (RGA) shares his take-no-prisoners attitude.

Their communications director Mike Schrimpf released the following statement a short time ago now that Barbara Buono is the presumptive Democrat challenger:

After failing to recruit their first, second, third or fourth choice candidates into the campaign for governor, Democrats have finally settled on state senator Barbara Buono. 

Given the tremendous leadership Governor Christie has displayed in closing an $11 billion budget deficit without raising taxes, capping property taxes, and enacting pension and education reforms, the Democrats’ inability to recruit one of their preferred candidates into the race is not surprising. That said, we look forward to contrasting Governor Christie’s record of reform with Senator Buono’s record of higher taxes, increased spending and deeper debt.

While we commend Senator Buono for running, we are confident voters will want to continue the progress New Jersey has made since Governor Christie took office.”

Here we go…


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