Chris Christie fires education secretary

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    Chris Christie fires education secretary - Abby Phillip - POLITICO.com

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    Dude deserved to be fired.

    Are you implying that the Gov should have resigned or took the blame?
     
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    Well, since he stated that he would take the blame last week, it's a bit hypocritical to turn around and fire the guy a week later. But yeah, he probably deserved to get fired.
     
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    Know why the k00ks hate this guy? 'Cause he has some balls!!!!
     
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    I don't know about you, but I'm well past the point of expecting politicians to be honest or responsible.
     
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    Why is it hypocritical? What do you expect him to do? Apologize for someone in his administration for fucking up and then do nothing about it? That'll do a lot of good. He removed the guy from the position and in doing so hopefully solved the problem so that it doesn't happen again. That doesn't make him a hypocrite. He's taking responsibility.
     
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    Christie probably shouldn't of vowed to not fire anybody in the first place. By vowing that, and then going back on it by firing someone is hypocritical.
     
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    It's really the story that's entertaining. Christie told us whose fault it really is on August 25:

    But the very next day on August 26:
    Whoops.
     
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    Schundler is a right wing conservative Republican who has failed in general elections numerous times. He was appointed by Christie as a token to the Conservatives

    Turns out the NJ voters were right about Shundler
     
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    obama said the bucks stops with him....yet how many times has he taken responsibilty? the NY flyover? nope...someone else got got canned....

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