Despite his own avowals to the contrary, Christie is still considered a likely top contender to be Mitt Romney's running mate this fall.
Christie, however, has endeared himself to Tea Party types by telling public servants they should choose another line of work if they don't like his reforms, or suggesting that billionaire Warren Buffet (who would like to raise taxes on the rich) should "just write a check and shut up.
As the story goes, Christie raced to her side when it became clear she didn't have much longer to live, but she insisted that he didn't need to be there.
In fairness, Ingle and Symons do not gloss over the many controversies and criticisms that have plagued the Christie administration over the past two years.
As for the charges that Christie rewards his friends and former colleagues--like former Attorney General John Ashcroft, his former boss at the Justice Department--with paid government positions and fat contracts?
Christie left for the private sector and began a lucrative career as a lobbyist at Dughi, Hewit, a friend's law firm, advocating for such clients as the University of Phoenix, a for-profit college; Edison Schools, a for-profit operator of public schools; and the Hackensack University Medical Center.
Whether he meant it or not at the time, Christie said he would never run for office again, but that didn't mean he wouldn't still be involved in politics.
April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie TV online network, owned by NBA star Doug Christie and his fashion designer/author wife Jackie Christie, has signed a six figure deal with VBN.
tv's vast amount of current and potential viewers and will also enable us to reach a lot of families looking for alternative clean and fun family programming," says Jackie Christie.
About Christie TV: Christie TV is an online television network where the viewer can find original programming, TV shows, music, videos, and entertainment news and information.