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Stuart G

(38,650 posts)
Wed Jan 22, 2014, 02:32 PM Jan 2014

A Guide to The Four New Jersey Mayors Who Say Christie Was A Big Bully

Source: Talking Points Memo

Eric Lach – January 22, 2014, 10:52 AM EST

The George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal isn't just about the bridge and the lanes anymore. While all the attention at first was focused on Fort Lee, N.J. Mayor Mark Sokolich -- whose decision not to endorse Gov. Chris Christie's (R) re-election last year was seen by some as the motivation for the traffic-jamming closures -- in recent days a number of other New Jersey mayors have come forward with fresh allegations about actions taken by Christie's administration. These mayors say they've gotten their own taste Christie retaliation:
1) Mark Sokolich, Fort Le

He's the mayor who started it all. Sokolich first suggested that political motives were behind the lane closures just days after "traffic problems" hit his town in September.

2) Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop made a cameo appearance in the subpoenaed documents released two weeks ago by state lawmakers.

"Radio silence […] His name comes right after mayor Fulop," former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive David Wildstein emailed to former Christie aide Bridget Kelly on Sept. 9, the day the lane closures began, after Kelly apparently asked Wildstein if another Port Authority executive had called back Sokolich.

more at link above

Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/muckraker/christie-scandal-mayors

I honestly didn't know the number was four. I thought 2 had come forward. I think this is just the start. We will all see.

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A Guide to The Four New Jersey Mayors Who Say Christie Was A Big Bully (Original Post) Stuart G Jan 2014 OP
I had not known about the other three who have spoken up. Thanks. k&r Little Star Jan 2014 #1
The way he dissed teachers.... AnneD Jan 2014 #2
the rude pundit take on one mayor... madrchsod Jan 2014 #3
I sure hope that you are correct... Stuart G Jan 2014 #4
This toon is from today's NY Daily News Beacool Jan 2014 #5


(15,774 posts)
2. The way he dissed teachers....
Wed Jan 22, 2014, 05:05 PM
Jan 2014

when they were protesting the cut to education amounted to nothing more than bullying. I am not a teacher nor do I live in NJ, but I have never forgotten or forgiven his rudeness. I am not shocked at his fall. Give someone enough rope....

Stuart G

(38,650 posts)
4. I sure hope that you are correct...
Wed Jan 22, 2014, 09:08 PM
Jan 2014

It is his time to go down, as far down as the people he pushed down..And I think it will come out, that he pushed down lots of people.
And he tried and often destroyed them. Let that happen to him.

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