By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog
That’s the claim. He’s “seriously considering” dropping out of the GOP primary race before Labor Day according to a report on the gossip-oriented DCWhispers political blog, Save Jerseyans.
Color me skeptical. He’s raising a ton of money (unlike poor Rick Perry), thinks he’s got an opening with Jeb Bush’s polling problems AND isn’t exactly the quitting type. The story also fails to cite a single source (though the site is fairly well-read in national conservative circles).
All the same, anyone who knows Christie World knows that only a few souls – including the Governor – have any idea what’s going on at any given time. And thus far, even though it’s very, very early, he hasn’t been able to move the polling needle. What’s more, Governor Christie reportedly told high-ranking GOP officials in the spring that he wouldn’t stay in the race if he no longer believed he could win.
An air of truth? Or just… whispers?
I don’t predict you’ll see CJC bow out until (1) the money dries up, (2) money starts being spent in battleground states with no result – it’s still sooooo early – or (3) both. We’re unlikely to hit that point for weeks, if not months…
Click here for the full story.