When We Stood with the Laut

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

Here’s another memory on the day of Frank Lautenberg’s passing: Save Jersey found itself in extraordinarily odd ideological company back in early 2012, Save Jerseyans, when we took a stand against the Rutgers-Rowan merger proposal spearheaded by Governor Christie and South Jersey Democrats and vociferously opposed by liberal North Jersey Democrats weary of the latter camp’s non-ideological alliance.

Who would’ve thunk it? Not this conservative!

So Brian McGovern was there in May 2012 when Sen. Lautenberg came to the Rutgers-Camden campus and, in his recognizably halting but passionate tone, made the case for keeping RU in South Jersey (h/t Blue Jersey):

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8woX0etxWoo

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