The Bush announcement in the context of Christie

Governor Chris Christie after winning a second term at the Asbury Park Convention Hall  on November 05, 2013 in Asbury Park. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Governor Chris Christie after winning a second term at the Asbury Park Convention Hall on November 05, 2013 in Asbury Park. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Upon the news of Jeb Bush’s formation of a PAC to probe a presidential run, dozens of gallant political pundits emerged from the foliage like a great blinking deer herd sniffing the air for Chris Christie’s next move.

PolitickerNJ wrote this piece months ago in anticipation of this moment.

The money quote?

“Bush or Romney in the race dries up his [Christie’s] fundraising and makes it more difficult for him, but no matter what they do, he’s running,” said a GOP source.

The Bush announcement in the context of Christie