I don’t blame Chris Christie. The white-hot media scrutiny was just beginning to crank up, and it wasn’t going to be pretty. In the end, he still gets to misuse a state helicopter to fly to his son’s sporting events, and that’s almost as good as having Air Force One without the attendant hassles.
It looks like this is the best the Republicans are going to do, so they might as well start getting that lovin’ feeling. How frustrating it must be to have your opponent in the White House with a 42 percent approval rating, the economy in the toilet, and all you can scrape up are these two characters.
An African-American colleague saw this cartoon in progress and said, “I’m still holding out for Herman Cain. I just want to be able to say, ‘I lived to see an all-black presidential campaign.’” We remarked that the South would probably secede from the Union all over again in that event.
“They’d let us have Atlanta,” my colleague allowed.