Tuesday, January 3, 2017

UPDATE. Chris Christie descends to 'Where Are They Now?" status

Reported in Abandoned in New Jersey, Chris Christie Returns to a Changed Landscape. (The New York Times, 12/28/2016)

Original 2/11/2016 post, "Chris Christie:  From an aura of inevitability to inability", starts here.

Chris Christie Drops Out of Presidential Race After New Hampshire Flop.  (The New York Times, 2/10/2016)
Following in the footsteps of his good buddy across the river.  His weak sixth-place finish in New Hampshire, getting 7 percent of the vote and no delegates, represents a slouching and anticlimactic finale for a politician who once had looked like a powerful favorite for the G.O.P. presidential nomination.

Related reading:
Ted Cruz thinks Chris Christie is the Rudy Giuliani of 2016.  (This Week, 10/4/2014)
Based on the above line graph, not a particularly striking observation to make in the fall of 2014.

Related posts:
Carly Fiorina finally faces the inevitable, suspends her Presidential campaign.  (2/11/2016) 
Polling at 0.4% nationally, Rick Santorum suspends his Presidential campaign and falls all over Rubio in the process.  (2/3/2016)
Mike Huckabee to complete the full Grassley -- to no avail.  (1/2/2016)
Another Presidential candidate 'suspends' his campaign, thinks there'll be another time.  (11/17/2015)
Going down in the polls, Rand Paul insists he's 'in it for the long haul'.  (10/3/2015)
Scott Walker, meet Tim Pawlenty and Rick Perry.  (9/28/2015)
Rick Perry's announcement:  Not front page news.  (9/12/2015)

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