Dept. of Credit Where Credit’s Due

I’ll be the first to admit I haven’t been easy on Gov. Chris Christie. This is because 1) I feel he’s too arrogant for his own good and 2) I wanted to move back to Jersey when I had a child and, having had that child, the educational/budget-cut climate of Jersey is such that I feel I can’t do so for the time being.

A lot of people I know loathe Christie. A lot of people I know respect what he’s doing but agree with me on “1).” Fast-forward to last night. I saw Christie do something I agreed with so, breaking form, I tweeted this …

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Hey @govchristie ‘s $60K-a-year Tweeter, Tell Big Bossman I endorse his superintendents’ pay-cut push. I also endorse him Tweeting for free.
about 20 hours ago via txt

Woke up this morning, hung out with the wee lad I wanted to attend Strawbridge School just like his old man for a little bit, logged on. And, what do I see? Yep, Tweeter must’ve passed it along to Big Bossman …

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Well, this is the “big bossman” @brianhickey. I have learned with you that 1 out of 2 for me is a Hall of Fame performance. Thx.
about 9 hours ago via Tweetee

I may disagree with him on many things — namely, demeanor and a decapitation-to-sooth-a-migrane approach — but not on his penchant for not ducking and weaving. Granted, I don’t think it’s anywhere near this …

… but today, Friday, July 16, 2010, I extend Chris Christie the first of what I hope are many attagovs.

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