Hey, why not? I like people willing to tell it like it is. Blunt is in.
|Gov Christie calls S-L columnist thin-skinned for inquiring about his 'confrontational tone'|
"They believe in certain things. They believe in bigger government, higher taxes, and more spending. Here it is. Bigger government, higher taxes, more spending. I believe in less government, lower taxes, and in empowering local officials who are elected by their citizens to be able to fix their problems. That may lead to a disagreement or two."
The reporter's objections probably stem from the governor's refusal to defer to the majesty of the fourth estate and its higher calling. A reticence, I might add, that has never been more appropriate.