[Bulman] said when he told Mr. Christie he is from upstate New York, “he said, ‘I’m not much different from Andrew Cuomo. I probably agree with him on 98% of the issues.’ ” Mr. Bulman said Gov. Christie “sees value in the building trades, which are private sector unions. He complimented us and said he uses us as an example of a pro-business union.”Here is the piece in the Glen Falls Chronicle:
In an attempt at damage control, Christie has since clarified his remarks:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that his similarities with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are a matter of style, not substance.
The Republican powerhouse has denied telling a union leader that he “probably” agrees with the New York Democrat on the vast majority of issues.Here is the related statement:
Is it me, or does anyone else see a pattern here? Photo's with the President with praise of him at Sandy update news conferences, without thinking of the political ramifications of those actions the week before the elections.
I hate to say this, but Christie seems to have a problem with his mouth leading his brain.
Am I wrong?