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Should Chris Christie Become a Democrat?

AdriHead 2013/01/10 21:00:00
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According to Public Policy Polling, new data shows that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is actually more popular with Democrats than he is with fellow Republicans.

Christie has a 48 percent favorability rating with Republicans compared to his 52 percent favorability with Democrats. And actually, Christie fares well with independents too, at 52 percent. So, do you think Christie should pull the ol' switcheroo and change from a Republican to a Democrat?

GAWKER.COM reports:
New polling data suggests New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have exactly what it takes for a Republican to be elected president: Democrats like him more than Republicans do.
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  • Engineer 2014/05/22 15:14:41
    No
    Engineer
    He should just drop out of politics and find something he may be competent at
  • Phoenix2014 2013/03/07 06:49:16
    No
    Phoenix2014
    +1
    Chris Christie should become bold and become an Independent. Get out of the silly gang warfare of the Democrats and Republicans. Who needs them? Become an individual politically that's the best way to go.
  • Jonathan Rogers 2013/02/27 06:51:00
    Yes
    Jonathan Rogers
    +2
    Yes. The Republican Party needs to purge itself of all non-Conservative traitors such as Christie if it is to survive into the future. Any Republican that supports President "I wanna be King" Obama should have their membership in the GOP terminated immediately as why have two parties if both are going to end up virtually indistinguishable from the other. Though I'd rather he be sent one-way to Gitmo where he and all other traitors to the Constitution (those who support the Marxist-in-Chief Obama) belong.
  • dorothy.d.collins 2013/02/26 03:57:16
    Yes
    dorothy.d.collins
    +1
    If Charlie Crist could become a Democrat...just sayin'...
  • intolerantrwj 2013/01/23 16:11:46
    Yes
    intolerantrwj
    +2
    ..... no need to announce formerly, he's already Out of the Bag to those who didn't have sense enough to see it previously.

    I'll bet Ann Coulter is wishing she had taken a deeper look into what he had to say before she got all googlie-eyed and fawning all over him.
  • william keegan 2013/01/23 07:00:02
    No
    william keegan
    +2
    In this country we are all free to associate ourselves with whomever we choose. If Gov. Christie wants to be a Democrat, so be it. If he wants to be a Republican, so be it also.

    The Democrat Party seems to have a more stringent litmus test for membership than the Republican Party. Republicans have been putting up with the likes of Olympia Snowe, Bush 41 and 43, Nelson Rockefeller, Gerald Ford, and their ilk for decades, so why not Christie?
  • Broddy 2013/01/23 06:07:53
    No
    Broddy
    +1
    NO Independent ! real 3rd party candidate.
  • snowflurry 2013/01/23 00:35:11
    No
    snowflurry
    +1
    No. Just no. Just flat no.
  • silver dragon water bear 2013/01/22 15:02:48
    Yes
    silver dragon water bear
    +2
    Both he and colin powell should be kicked as far out of the republican party as is possible ! ! Perhaps if the landed on mars that might be far enoigh away ! ! Have ALL of you forgotten his nearly COMPLETE endorsement of husin obama just prior to the past election ? Bosmith122@hotmail.com
  • none silver ... 2013/01/22 19:22:33
    none
    +2
    You have been watching too much FOX...
  • dude 2013/01/22 14:17:44
    Yes
    dude
    +1
    Actually the better question is, should the Republican Party just rename itself the old Democrat Party or the Blue Dog Democrats. That is what they have become and Christie embodies that spirit to a T.
  • Sue Deenim 2013/01/22 02:51:18
    No
    Sue Deenim
    +2
    His views are a better fit with the GOP, especially about unions and that kind of thing. It is absolutely absurd for Republicans to turn against him because he saw it in his states best interest to get along with Obama. You can do business with the "other side", without being a traitor to your own. It's even okay if you like people 'across the aisle'. There are too many in Washington, who have not matured beyond high school, where you couldn't be friends with someone as long as you were friends with someone else. People should grow up and try to do what is good for the U.S. They are supposed to be working for us. Too bad it wasn't in their oath, or was it???
  • Pete 2013/01/22 02:25:37
    No
    Pete
    +1
    Chris Christie should get out of political leadership altogether. There is already an oversupply in this country's leadership of whimpering, simpering turncoats like Christie, who stands for nothing substantial politically.
  • Gregory Wonderwheel 2013/01/22 02:09:14
    No
    Gregory Wonderwheel
    +1
    The Democrats already have too many faux Republicans in their ranks.
  • AnneFS 2013/01/22 01:39:29
    No
    AnneFS
    +1
    No, stay Republican. He does what's right regardless of party affiliation. He will help the GOP get back into power.
  • marcuspennington88 2013/01/22 01:37:39
    No
    marcuspennington88
    +2
    He needs to register as a communist and go on a diet
  • DaveP 2013/01/22 01:36:57
    No
    DaveP
    +1
    Christie will do whatever he wants to do. The people should watch him to see how well he represents Republican ideals. But in the end it's HIS decision.
  • BAAH BEN 2013/01/22 01:25:33
    Yes
    BAAH BEN
    He should become a cow
  • Ken Bennett 2013/01/20 11:19:56
    No
    Ken Bennett
    He is still a republican... not to be trusted. I like him but wouldn't vote for him
  • syl 2013/01/15 20:53:05
    No
    syl
    I think he's confused what he is.
  • Michael 2013/01/15 19:20:48
    Yes
    Michael
    +1
    along with Colin Powell.
  • freethinker 2013/01/15 19:15:15
    No
    freethinker
    He is Too Good to be a part of the UnAmerican Slave Party!
  • Linda Thomas 2013/01/15 18:24:05
    No
    Linda Thomas
    I live in NJ. His handeling of "Sandy" is impressive. I still disagree with most everything else he does, and the way he goes about it. Arrogant blowhard
  • Michaelene 2013/01/15 17:43:27
    No
    Michaelene
    I like his no nonsense way of leading and speaking. Maybe it's because of my location near Jersey, or the many family and friends in NJ?
    People want to be told the truth and Christie is it shooting straight from the hip.
    His popularity among teachers in NJ is what surprised me most, they're tired of no show jobs, excessive wasteful administrators, and their own unions attempting to influence their vote.
    This shows that some people can look beyond the cover of a book to see that he is doing his job well, to protect and serve the people of NJ. I'd vote for him if I could.
  • theprothinker 2013/01/15 17:13:35
    No
    theprothinker
    +1
    He's got too much common sense to be a Democrat. That's why they like him -- they're jealous.
  • PJ Sweet Cheeks 2013/01/15 16:54:02
    Yes
    PJ  Sweet Cheeks
    +1
    He certainly is not a Republican!
  • TombstoneJim 2013/01/15 16:44:47
    No
    TombstoneJim
    He should be ashamed of his pandering and sniffling approach to kiss the ring after the storm. New Jersey's citizens are not well served when a principled man kowtows to an outright socialist in order to gain temporary assistance from that socialist - “The last capitalist will sell us the rope we use to hang him in the public square”……seems like you got the rope Christie -----
  • Ken Ben... Tombsto... 2013/01/20 11:43:30 (edited)
    Ken Bennett
    That was a grotesque comment... mean, belittling, full of false crap cause you hope the stink will distract people from the truth. You sissies will have to go thru me to kill him. Traitor. You need to get back in your bunker till we tell you to come out.
  • Tombsto... Ken Ben... 2013/01/22 17:55:02
    TombstoneJim
    goodness, you're a bitter man Ken.....go take another prozac and think of your happy place.....
  • Ken Ben... Tombsto... 2013/01/23 07:30:08 (edited)
  • Tombsto... Ken Ben... 2013/01/23 19:05:29
    TombstoneJim
    goodness and now you've insulted me......what a great debate you contribute to - well, I'm rubber and your glue - to keep in the juvenile tone of your comment. Christie is just like most blustering blowhards – that when the chips are down, come mewling to some else to “make it all better”…..sort of like you…now admit it, slinging derogatory remarks is fun in the anonymous nature of this site....of no consequence or benefit....sort of like you.....
  • Ken Ben... Tombsto... 2013/01/24 07:58:17
    Ken Bennett
    indeed it was over the top. I am not going to defend a republican. He was great when he shut down fox and fiends and their one tracked ultra focus on Romney. Seemed like he'd gotten a glimpse of how shallow and superficial the Republican party and their supporters have become.
  • polock 2013/01/15 15:42:57
    No
    polock
    no, simply allow him to remain a RINO. he may still return to conservative issues.
  • Danielle 2013/01/15 15:38:03
    Yes
    Danielle
    I knew he had it in him from the start. He makes me sick.
  • Cliff 2013/01/15 13:40:15
    No
    Cliff
    Christie needs to think a little bit more before yapping.
  • lkreu 2013/01/15 13:02:20
    Yes
    lkreu
    If his party won't come to their senses and get a little more opened minded.
  • DavideShalome 2013/01/15 12:54:22
    Yes
    DavideShalome
    and choke on a zeppoli
  • Wohuz 2013/01/15 09:39:14
    No
    Wohuz
    +1
    Screw labels.
  • Embalmer 2013/01/15 08:46:43
    No
    Embalmer
    +1
    It takes guts to speakout against your own party, just look at the beating Colin Powell is taking by con's today. Christie spoke-out against Congressional Republicans (as did Peter King), when they voted no on relief funds for Hurricane Sandy victims.

    Republicans don't know a good thing when they see it. Any Republican who can draw voters from the left is a valuable commodity to their party in the political climate we have today.

    Stupid Republicans.
  • Edward Embalmer 2013/01/15 09:36:25
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