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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Darkness on the Edge of Town

Paul Krugman in tomorrow's NYT column tackles (ouch) the GOP's other very big star this week, Gov. Chris Christie, dispelling several myths--and likening him to Paul Ryan.  "Both have carefully cultivated public images as tough, fiscally responsible guys willing to make hard choices. And both public images are completely false."  And:  "Mr. Christie has told reporters that he won’t use the term 'Jersey comeback' in his keynote address. And it’s not hard to see why: the comeback, such as it was, has hit the skids. Indeed, the latest figures show his state with the fourth-highest unemployment rate in the nation."

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