The other day, with no prompting from myself mind you, Howard Kurtz was babbling on about the big Chris Christie re-election in New Jersey and saying how he did it and why and what the people think and how this will effect his chances for the presidency in 2016 and bla, bla, bla, bla, bla, bla Joe the Plumber… – wait, what?

Yeah, in between his expertise on how regular old American voters like you and I think about things, Howard mentioned that although people may like that Christie is brash and he cusses and speaks like an actual human being – it’s all going to backfire on him in the big election which Hillary wins in 2016. I added the Hillary part, but that’s what he was thinking. To describe middle American, blue-collar, everyday voters (the likes of which he’s never met, I’m guessing), Howard Kurtz said of Christie’s 2016 prospects; “.. He could come across as a lot more of a guy who could connect with “Joe the Plumber” than the current President of the United States..”

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