For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years?
Joseph Lhota was Rudy Giuliani’s deputy on Sept. 11 and head of the agency that brought back the subways after Hurricane Sandy. He says that makes him the most qualified candidate to keep New York City from reverting to the days of crime and dysfunction.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White said her enforcement program will emulate the “Broken Windows” strategy used by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, pursuing small violations to avert a culture where laws are treated as toothless guidelines.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, strolling the Wildwood boardwalk for 90 minutes, belonged to anyone who wanted to gab about Hurricane Sandy rebuilding or razz him about his beloved New York Mets baseball team.
In 2007, when Mitt Romney sat down with the Wall Street Journal editorial board, the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination was eager for the influential paper’s blessing. What he got, instead, was their bemusement.