Admittedly, I am not a Chris Christie fan. He is way too liberal for my taste, but you do have to admire his approach to “Bridgegate.” How refreshing to see a leader (from the front) stand up to the press, answer all the questions, fire all the people he deemed responsible and letting the buck stop with him.
Now let’s look to the Obama administration and how long they deal with lies. Our president is admired as a skilled liar by the Washington press. They awarded him five Pinocchio’s for five major issues, where he and his staffers were caught in documented untruths.
How refreshing it would have been, had the president stood up and dealt with the various problems, known as bumps in the road, as Governor Christie did. Can you see the current administration or, for that matter, any of his supporters to include his local representatives standing up and taking the issue on as his own? I guess anyone who bases his form of leadership on leading from the rear, cannot be expected to step to the front and accept the blame. When you are leading from the rear, you are closest to the door if you want to bug out.
How can our president, in good faith, look our fighting men and women in the eye?