Letters to editor

Once again, who do you trust?

By From page A11 | January 29, 2014

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?

Rod Keck


Letter to the Editor


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  • Danny BuntinJanuary 29, 2014 - 5:52 am

    It is funny how you call the President a liar, while referring to NJ Governor misdeeds(true political revenge) as bumps in the road. I would say it is quite refreshing, as you put it. I always thought that you had to be a left leaning candidate, to be considered a liberal? Since neither of the two you speak about are, how do you back up that statement of "to liberal..."?

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  • The MisterJanuary 29, 2014 - 7:45 am

    It was all business as usual and had been for months after the event... and nothing would have come from it except that Christie is presumed to be running for president next time. How did this story break? With the discovery of emails. Who records and analyzes every email? The NSA under the control of the Executive Branch (that means the current president). Who else is running for president? Hillary Clinton. Who would benefit if dirt was found on Christie? Hillary. Who is a fellow Democrat and ally in combating Republicans? Obama. Who could have the NSA search for dirt in emails on Christie? Obama. Who benefits? Hillary Clinton in particular, the Democrats in general. Just for fun, once Hillary becomes president (that hurt just to type those words) let's see if Obama doesn't become, perhaps, Secretary of State.

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  • Danny BuntinJanuary 29, 2014 - 2:28 pm

    Care to share your proof, or is this something more suited for Alex Jones?

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