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Sun Aug 2, 2015, 10:52 PM

98. Christie Confirms Bruce Is Still His Fave NJ Musician, Gets Ovation From Bruce's Fans

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WSJ.com: Rest easy, Bruce Springsteen fans: Chris Christie has not abandoned his love for the Boss.

(He) was asked Sunday to clear up his musical loyalties during an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union...(H)e and his wife, Mary Pat, said in a recent interview...that they preferred Bon Jovi as their favorite rock star over Mr. Springsteen...

“It’s not an egregious flip-flop,” Mr. Christie said Sunday. He said Ms. Ingraham was asking them who they preferred as a friend, not a musician. “Jon and Dorothea Bon Jovi are friends of ours...Bruce’s music is still my favorite music. Come on. Are you kidding?”

In view of his "friendships" with David Samson, David Wildstein, and Mark Septien, I'm not that surprised. But as a fan of Bruce AND Bon Jovi (frontman Jon Bon Jovi has endorsed and fundraised for Hillary), I'm not resting easy, either -- and I don't appear to be alone.

NJ.com: It was one long happy celebration at Monmouth Park for the great American Pharoah's latest victory. At least, that is, until Gov. Chris Christie stepped into the Winner's Circle to present the trophy.

And then, the record crowd of 60,983 booed.

Long.

Loud.

Sustained.

Maybe he should have hung around Bill Murray.

The cheering resumed as trainer Bob Baffert and owner Ahmed Zayat addressed the crowd and talking about their famous horse. Then Christie's name was mentioned again, and the booing started anew...




Well, I understand that Christie wanted to sell off or shut down the track at one point, but sixty thousand people couldn't possibly be holding a grudge about that. So either they were really booing estranged Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, who was also in attendance, or they were just cheering Christie's affirmation of his love of "Bruuuuce!"


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