Hint: It’s Not an Anti-Government Spending Stance
In competitive states those in power quickly learn an important fact. Provide government services and increase spending, or you will not stay in power. NJ Gov. Chris Christie, who may be the most brilliant politician of this era has learned this lesson well. He has lavished spending on
|NJ Gov. Christie - Government Spending is OK When Republicans Do It|
Mr. Christie made headlines when he declared he was canceling construction of a tunnel under the Hudson River to halt runaway costs, but he has issued more debt for transportation projects than any of his predecessors. Overall spending has risen 14 percent, and while state surpluses nationwide are growing,
has shrunk to its lowest percentage in a decade. The state’s bond rating is
among the worst in the country. New Jersey
Why is this important? Well it’s just another nail in the coffin of conservative dogma.