Chuck and Jon

Over at MyDD, former Corzine campaign blogger Matt Stoller sums up the reports of friction between Chuck and New Jersey Senator/Governor-elect Jon Corzine, including the blame emanating from Jersey on the subect of who leaked the Menendez announcement.

“No word yet on the next politician Schumer’s going to piss off,” writes Stoller at

Worth noting that I’ve never actually seen much evidence of Chuck-Jon animus, and Schumer’s DSCC spokesman Phil Singer tells The Politicker that the two Senators “get along famously.”

Also: “The report that we leaked [the Menendez story] has no basis in reality,” he said.

If nothing else, though, the episode offers one more chance (just one more!) to reprint Corzine’s line at a DC roast a while back:

“Sharing a media market with Chuck Schumer is like sharing a banana with a monkey…. Take a
little bite out of it and he will throw his own feces at you.” Chuck and Jon