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What It Do: Truth Will Out

Politicians—successful ones, anyway—have an uncanny ability to hide their dark side from the public eye. Whether you’re talking about a megalomaniacal bully like Chris Christie or a narcissistic grifter like fo...
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Reality Check: Last Chance Power Drive

Chris Christie: Welcome To Thunderdome Well, it was a good eight weeks for the governor of New Jersey. Two months ago he was the Republican lion, staring into national TV cameras and commanding the rest of t...
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Reality Check: It Came From New Jersey

Chris Christie’s Enormous Victory Heralds Serious Presidential Credentials Make no mistake about this: Chris Christie, Republican Governor of the Garden State, is running for president. His recent rousing su...
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Deleted Scenes: Chris Christie Is A Dick

Hey, here’s a shocker for you: Chris Christie is a dick. If you’ve been paying even the remotest attention over the last several years and checked into anything he’s done other than the Hurricane Sandy recovery...
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The Contrarian: Hometown Blues

In my short run producing this column, I have written about New Jersey numerous times. One explanation is that there has been so much to write about. Anti-Bullying legislation without the money to make it work....

Reality Check: Dear Mista Christie

The following was sent to the N.J. governor’s office the morning of February 29, 2012, 11 days after Chris Christie vetoed the New Jersey legislature’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage in a mostly progres...

Reality Check: GOP Vacuum

In the 6/22/11 submission of this space, “The Courtship Of Chris Christie,” I referred to several members of the New Jersey governor’s staff emphatically repeating the same thing: Under no circumstances wou...