Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Watch the “State of the State”? No thanks. Try this instead. | Bob Braun's Ledger

Watch the “State of the State”? No thanks. Try this instead. | Bob Braun's Ledger:

Watch the “State of the State”? No thanks. Try this instead.

He looks familiar, doesn't he?
He looks familiar, doesn’t he?

Today, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a “State of the State” address, a worse than meaningless media event that serves only his sinking presidential campaign. It will be subjected to equally meaningless punditry laughingly called “analysis” and predictable “he said, she said” comments from state Democrats, most of whom owe their allegiance, if not to the Republican governor, then to the Democratic bosses who sleep regularly–politically, of course–with the governor. Instead, this site will present a counter statement from  Better Choices for New Jersey, a coalition of progressive groups that are generally ignored by the main-stream media. This will be one of the few news sites where these views are given due exposure.
Hours before Gov. Chris Christie made a rare appearance in New Jersey for his constitutionally mandated State of the State Address, representatives of the Better Choices for New Jersey campaign staged a display outside the Statehouse highlighting the devastating impact their absentee governor’s policies have had on working families. It was the 2nd annual “State of Our State” demonstration convened by New Jersey Working Families and its partners in the Better Choices for New Jersey campaign.
Christie spent just 28% of his time in New Jersey in 2015, and a staggering 261 Watch the “State of the State”? No thanks. Try this instead. | Bob Braun's Ledger:


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