Friday, January 10, 2014

Bridgegate: The New Yorker nails it


“There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary,” Brendan Behan once observed. The famed Irish writer may not have considered a situation in which that publicity contributes to hastening one’s own obituary — politically speaking.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has graced the cover of three national magazine covers in less than two years. This one, from the Jan. 20 issue of The New Yorker, is the third. Considering his current problems, it’s likely to be the one he likes the least of all.




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