Christie held the moral high ground, returning to NJ and making TV appearances all day long pooh poohing any idea that this blizzard was anything like Sandy, even as coastal towns had seawater running down the streets instead of plows (which is pissing off town mayors). He was able to deftly deflate the callow and stupid Marco Rubio when he made a really stupid joke:
Marco Rubio made a tasteless joke on Saturday, and Chris Christie is calling him out for it. At a town hall meeting, Rubio said Winter Storm Jonas was “one of the best things to happen to the republic in quite a while,” as it prevented the federal government from issuing new regulations. It was a remarkably insensitive comment, given the 25 people who’ve died in the storm, and Christie rightly criticized Rubio for the joke.
“[It] shows a real immaturity from Senator Rubio to be joking as families were freezing in the cold, losing power, and some of them losing their loved ones,” Christie said in an interview on CNN.
And then yesterday, back on the trail of tears in New Hampshire, Christie gave that moral high ground back and threw in a bridge as well…
“Do you want me to go down there with a mop?” Christie asked an attendee at a town hall in Hooksett, New Hampshire, according to ABC News. The questioner said she went to school in New Jersey and had friends who told her about the flooding.
They can’t help themselves.