February 22, 2011 CHRISTIE: And because of the hard choices weve made together, because of the shared sacrifice by all of New Jersey, our economy is turning. "Shared Sacrifice" is Stupid February 22, 2011 RUSH: I am not a proponent of shared sacrifice. I don't believe in sacrifice, period. I think that's an absolutely defensive, stupid, self-defeating way to go about life. This whole sacrifice business is a Democrat trick. February 22, 2011 CHRISTIE: I agonized over making cuts to education aid last year, they were the very last cuts I approved. It was not a decision I took lightly. It was not something I wanted to do. However, in a year where shared sacrifice was required from everyone, it was a necessary choice. "Shared Sacrifice" is Stupid February 22, 2011 RUSH: I am not gonna sacrifice to make somebody else feel good.