“The president has been all over this, and he deserves great credit. He gave me his number at the White House and told me to call him if I needed anything, and he absolutely means it. It’s been very good working with the president and his administration. It’s been wonderful.”
– New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, praising President Obama’s response to Hurricane Sandy Tuesday morning.
Abrasive and controversial, Christie doesn’t offer quaint platitudes, which makes him a favorite of the Republican Party. But, during times of crisis, politics has no place.