Codey: Christie responsible for making Norcross governor

NEWARK – Former Gov. Dick Codey jabbed his predecessor, former Gov. Jim McGreevey.

“I want to thank you,” he told McGreevey. “Without you, I wouldn’t be up here tonight.”

The Democrat reserved his toughest dig for sitting Gov. Chris Chrsitie.

Christie Todd Whitman left office, making Donald DiFrancesco governor, Codey said.

McGreevey left office, making Codey governor.

“And Chris Christie is responsible for making George Norcross New Jersey’s third unelected governor,” Codey cracked.

Codey: Christie responsible for making Norcross governor