GOP is Courting Gov. Christie

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    Branstad: Christie is ‘rock star’ | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

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    Gov. Terry Branstad said today that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is “a rock star.” And, by the way, it’s too early to judge the GOP 2012 presidential field, he said.

    He was asked to comment on the news from the Associated Press that some Iowa Republicans are courting Christie, possibly indicating some dissatisfaction with the current crop of candidates.
     
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    So a non-story about an anonymous comment made in Iowa.
    Are you on something? Who cares???
     
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    I saw this. Christie doesn't play well to large parts of the country. Actually..he's not to popular in New Jersey right now.
     
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    Christie would kick Obama's ass in 2012 and win at least 54 of the 57 states Obama claims to have visited in 08
     
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    Virtually anyone would with Obama's record.
     
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    Christie would be an interesting candidate.
     
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    Expect to see negative stories on this site about Christie, esp from Juniorbert. Maybe a re-hash of the charge that he charged motel rooms when he was a prosecutor.
     
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    He's a safe candidate to run..no doubt.

    Moderate, doesn't really have much of a shot of winning..so either way it's a win for Republicans.

    If he loses..it shows they are moving more to the center.

    If he wins..well heck..happy day..no one expected that anyway.
     
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    Didnt they say that about Bill Clinton?
     
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    Yep
     

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