The not-running paradox

Christie’s Too-Good Reasons for Not Running

As was the case with Mitch Daniels, Chris Christie’s reasons for not running, ironically, prove that he would have been a worthwhile candidate.

His family comes first, along with the fact that

3) I’m staying in New Jersey. I am not just going to quit halfway through my term. The people trusted me, and I feel like I owe that trust and faith some fidelity.

The paradox, that is, that the best qualified are not the ones who would choose to run, is what makes politics what it is.


Here is Gov. Christie approving a constitutionally approved balanced budget,


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