Chris Christie's New Suitor and the 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Debate

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2015 to the Legislature, February 25, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.
From New Jersey Public Radio

The Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran has been locked in a war of words with Grant Bosse, Editorial Page Editor of New Hampshire’s Union Leader, over the paper’s endorsement of Christie. Moran says the Leader didn’t do its homework. Bosse calls The Star-Ledger Christie’s “crazy ex-girlfriend.” We bring the editors together to debate endorsements and the vetting process.


It’s tough to be perfect out there. With dozens of town hall events and TV appearances running back-to-back during this primary, there has been plenty of opportunity for Governor Christie to say something, shall we say, not entirely true.

Matt Katz joins host David Furst to discuss his list of the top-ten times Christie didn’t tell the whole truth on the campaign trail. We'll break down those moments that go by so quickly in town hall discussions - when Christie manipulates statistics to accentuate his conservative cred... or just gets stuff wrong.


In the immortal words of Ron Burgundy, “Boy. That escalated quickly.”

We have the latest on the burgeoning battle between Christie and Donald Trump. Among other instantly infamous remarks, the front-runner claimed this week that the Gov “totally knew about” Bridgegate.

Check out the WNYC Data News App: The Christie Tracker.