Chris Christie: One More Time, No I’m Not Running For President

At a forum with Ohio Gubernatorial candidate John Kaisch, New Jersey’s Chris Christie was once again presented with “the question”:

Will Chris Christie run for president? N.J. Gov. says ‘No chance’

He’s denied it once.

He’s denied it twice.

And, now, three times.

Even General Sherman only had to say no once.

Perhaps now the people in the GOP who are so desperate for a decent candidate will look elsewhere.

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Michael says:

    We have lots of decent candidates thank you. Your silly snark is juvenile. This site is juvenile. Why don’t just come out openly as the lefty site you are…you are not fooling anyone anymore.

  2. Brummagem Joe says:

    I’d have thought Christie would have difficulty “running” anywhere.

    Michael: “This site is juvenile.”

    I wouldn’t waste your time here anymore Mikey.

  3. An Interested Party says:

    “We have lots of decent candidates thank you.”

    Talk about silly…

  4. Nick says:

    Michael: curious as to who those decent candidates might be? I’m a republican myself, and while I acknowledge that there are good republicans–and good republican politicians–to be had, I’m fairly unconvinced that there is much in the way of potentially decent GOP presidential candidates…