The Difference Between Bridgegate and Obama’s Scandals

One has to wonder just what the priorities are when it comes to the main stream media. They have taken a traffic jam on a bridge in New Jersey and turned it in to a “phony scandal,” now labeled Bridgegate. Why would you ask? Because a Republican politician is involved, that’s why. Here we are 8 months down the road, and still waiting for answers as to why the IRS targeted conservative groups, and almost a year and a half and still no real answers about Benghazi. In that last case people died! But, let’s all hold our breath while the Justice Department conducts a thorough investigation as to why there was a traffic jam in New Jersey.

In defense of Governor Christie, he acted quickly, and the punishment in Trenton was swift. The governor said at a press conference Thursday that, within minutes of seeing incriminating emails, he fired his deputy chief of staff. He also sidelined his former campaign manager, nixing a lucrative contract and shutting him out of a plum job at the helm of the state GOP. Two Port Authority officials previously had resigned.  By contrast, the Obama administration’s meandering response to three major controversies — the Benghazi attack, the IRS targeting scandal, and the botched ObamaCare rollout — often has seemed less decisive. Even Christie’s critics pointed out that the punishment in Trenton was meted out more quickly than it has been in Washington. 

“We’re still waiting for President Obama to hold anyone accountable,” Tea Party Patriot co-founder Jenny Beth Martin said, while adding “time will tell” whether Christie’s response is enough. Former democratic candidate for governor Barbara Buono called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether public officials who shut off the lanes to the bridge are liable from criminal acts. New Jersey’s acting attorney general is a Christie appointee, and thus, according to Buono, an investigation by federal prosecutors, who were not appointed by Christie, is the better investigatory course.

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“Criminals acts” for a traffic jam, seriously? I wonder what the Justice Department would have done if four illegal aliens or four Islamic terrorists were killed on the George Washington Bridge. They probably would have arrested, tried and sentenced Governor Christie by now for that.

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I’m not a fan of Governor Christie. In fact, I can’t stand the guy, but let’s get our priorities straight here. This is just another case of the media and Eric Holder’s so-called “Justice Department” hounding political opposition of President Obama. In less than 24 hours, after the fact, Governor Christie fired the people responsible and stood-up like a man and even though he said he didn’t know anything about this, he took the blame onto himself because the guilty people worked for him.

Hey, Mr. President…are you paying attention? That’s how an adult takes care of business!

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