Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Full Video: Chris Christie Being a Fucking Dick to Town Hall Health Care Lady

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I got really annoyed watching Now with Alex Wagner this afternoon, because they only played a few seconds of Gov. Chris Christie's exchange with a woman at a South River town hall, and only to show what a fucking dick Christie was being (STOP THE PRESSES!), but not enough of the exchange for a viewer to know what the lady was actually trying to say to him.

As it turns out, I was annoyed at Alex for noting, because the full five-minute-ish clip shows that Christie never really gives Maura Collinsgru (of NJ Citizen Action) a chance to get her full thought out, while telling her, simultaneously, that he'd love to discuss things with her as she shoves her budget report up her ass (that's a slight paraphrase):

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 As near as I can tell, Maura wants Christie to do more to "connect" people with health care, and Christie wants to be like "fuck Obamacare," while also bragging about how awesome New Jersey's Obamacare Medicaid kung fu is.

The substance hardly matters, although when I saw Collinsgru on The Ed Show later, she didn't present much of a case against Christie. That's not to say there isn't one, but she didn't do a good job presenting it. He took the Medicaid expansion, but people in New Jersey would have been much better off if Christie had opened a state-based exchange, and if he did more to get people here signed up. Something like 80% of the New Jerseyans who have signed up for Obamacare so far have qualified for federal subsidies, so whether he likes Obamacare or not, the program is good for the people who manage to get on it.

What matters is that Alex Wagner, and all of my liberal friends at MSNBC, and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and every other Democrat I love and respect, will play this clip as a way to illustrate what a fucking dick Chris Christie is, as if that will hurt him somehow. This has been driving me nuts for months, and will continue to do so until Christi is forced to resign under a cloud of scandal, or gets beaten by Ted Cruz.

People are wrong when they say nobody likes a bully. People will claim not to like bullies, and they'll even think they don't like bullies, but have you ever seen a bully operate in real life? They're not surrounded by a crowd of people jeering at them to stop.

People don't like being bullied, but they're fine with a bully, as long as they're convinced he's their bully. Imagine if Barack Obama had told Joe the Plumber "Sure, Joe, you mail me your 249,999th dollar, and I'll pin it to my unicorn's asshole. Now go get your fuckin' shine box."

Barack Obama would never do that, but that would be the shit, and if you ask any liberal, any Democrat, what they are thinking whenever a Republican does accuse the President of being a bully, they will all say "I fucking wish!"

That's not his style, though, and it could never be if he wanted to get elected, because he's black, and therefore has to act like Bill Bixby so white people don't shit their pants, and white people shit their pants anyway, but not enough of them to beat him in a general election.

Calling Chris Christie a bully will never, ever work, and liberals need to stop doing it.

1 comment:

  1. I think Chris Hayes somewhat made your point. I'd be shocked if he survives the bridge scandal anyway. Here's hoping.

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