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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering of commercial real estate developers Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Edison, N.J. In a speech with undisguised campaign overtones, Christie told members of the National Association of Industrial and Office
My lie is this big
Governor Chris Christie wants us to know that he is not a crook!

Christie was betrayed by longtime insiders Haldeman Bridget Anne Kelley and Ehrlichman David Wildstein.

Christie is innocent and wants to put this behind him.

Now, Watergate and the George Washington Bridge Scandal are obviously very different. But the attempt by a political bully to cut his losses by blaming his closest friends and aides for a scandal that threatens to destroy his career is too reminiscent.

Will there be a smoking gun directly linking Christie to the scandal? Time will tell. But does anyone honestly believe that the bully and details man Christie was left out of the loop when political retribution was being planned?

Watergate and the George Washington Bridge Scandal are obviously very different. So are Christie and Nixon. Among other things, Nixon never got to be governor. And Christie will never be president.

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