Shaq: Christie’s a “great man’

Newark native and NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal today issued his endorsement of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in a new television ad by the Christie Campaign.

“I don’t endorse many politicians,” O’Neal says in the ad. “But Chris Christie is different. He’s working with me to bring jobs back to our cities and on a new program to help kids in tough neighborhoods get ahead. Governor Christie’s provided more funding for schools, given parents more choices in what schools their kids can go to, and merit pay for good teachers. He’s a good man. Excuse me, he’s a great man. Please join me in supporting Chris Christie – the Governor.” Shaq: Christie’s a “great man’