Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) irked “Meet the Press” host David Gregory by calling him an advocate for the democrats.
It’s about time somebody pointed this out.
Via the Daily Caller and Free Republic:
The Daily Caller reported:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie irked NBC’s David Gregory — and probably won over more conservatives weary of the media in the process — by suggesting on “Meet the Press” that the host was acting as an advocate for Democrats in the way he spoke about taxes.
Christie, a Republican known for his tell-it-like-it-is attitude, disagreed with Gregory’s characterization of the looming battle in Congress over the Bush years tax rate as “tax cuts.”
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Christie, saying such word choice drives him “crazy,” said: “This is maintaining the current tax policy in a weak economy, and what you’re advocating through your question is…”
Gregory interrupted: “That’s not fair. I’m not advocating. I’m questioning whether or not they have to be paid for.”
Christie shot back saying the debate over taxes is not about whether to make cuts, but rather is about whether Congress wants to raise taxes during a bad economy.