By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog
Will the strategy that made Chris Christie a viral social media star in New Jersey also help rescue his presidential aspirations?
We’ll find out soon enough, Save Jerseyans.
His official political action committee is kicking off a “Tell it like it is” town hall tour in Londonderry, New Hampshire on April 15th followed up by a second as-of-yet announced appearance on April 17th.
While polling poorly in most early surveys of battleground states including test #1 (Iowa), Governor Christie’s position in New Hampshire is a little less gloomy perhaps owing to the Granite State’s long-standing affinity for underdogs, mavericks, and larger-than-life retail politicians of all varieties (remember: it’s the state that brought Bill Clinton and John McCain back from their respective political graves).
Christie’s road to the nomination is rougher than what either of those men experienced…but…
In related news: Patrick Murray of the Monmouth Polling Institute is out with new 2016 results; in summation, “[t]he Republican field for 2016 remains more open than it has been in past contests,” Murray explained, and while “[s]ome candidates, such as Walker, seem to be better placed to form a winning coalition, while others, such as Christie, find their path to victory getting more narrow every day.” Click here for the full report.