When Gov. Jon Corzine was still king of the realm, Chris Christie denounced the chamber trip as a moral disaster on train tracks. Republicans stayed away in large numbers. The economy is too frazzled to justify a junket with lobbyists, or so ran the reasoning.
Now it’s the Christie show and disgruntled Dems are on the outside, firing mortar round press releases in defiance of the bloody mess event. The gist seems to be that the economy is still in shambles and how can anyone dare justify a junket with lobbyists in tough times.