By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog
Kevin Langone, a long-time Christie booster and co-founder of the Home Depot, doubled-down on his support for the Guv on CNBC this Wednesday by predicting that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush wouldn’t defeat him in a hypothetical primary head-to-head.
Langone tried to get Christie to run in 2012, too, telling media at the time that he “did everything but sit on his chest” as part of an ardent lobbying effort.
Nothing’s changed Langone’s mind since then but he’s confident the country is coming around. “America is ready for the truth and direct talk,” Langone told the CNBC team while admitting, humorously, that his track record predicting winners is less-than-stellar (I’d also invite Mr. Langone to read my “improvised landslide” post):