Murphy: ‘All in!”

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After the kick-around of a much-disparaged holiday card last year, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy resurfaced in the 2015 season with a vastly-pared down and decidedly less Thurston Howell-like greeting.

Will it soothe all the critics?

Populist purists will grumble that Murphy and his family are in a pool, after all, and not depicted shivering in a Jersey winter, or undertaking some more regional suffering enterprise like snow shoveling or stalled in traffic.

But it appears to leave no question about Murphy’s designs on a gubernatorial campaign as the card reads: “The Murphys! we’re all in!”

Murphy: ‘All in!”