Chris Christie Pushes Back Against Giuliani’s Criticism

This morning on Morning Joe, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pushed back on criticism by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani over Christie’s handling of the Christmas blizzard:

“I understand this perception thing. I get it, and I’ve listened to everybody.

And listen, Rudy is wrong on this one. You know, I like Rudy a lot, too, but it’s easy to sit in the peanut gallery and shoot away, which is what Rudy’s doing.

I guess when you’re retired and out of politics, it’s easy to come on these shows and shoot away.”

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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. Jack says:

    Since he referred to the “peanut gallery” he probably should have said “throw peanuts” rather than “shoot away”…