That whole narrative about NJ Governor Chris Christie rising above petty partisanship? Just totally torpedoed, as e-mail messages are released showing top people in his administration deliberately screwing with the roads in order to “retaliate” against Democratic politicians who declined to endorse him. There should be impeachments and prison sentences over this, including for Christie if he knew about it at the time. And it should blow a big hole in the "Christie for President" movement.
Partisan assholery at its finest.
Wildstein: “Is it wrong that I am smiling?”
Wildstein: “I feel badly about the kids.”
Kelly: “They are the children of Buono [Christie’s Democratic opponent] voters”.
But the emails show that Bridget Anne Kelly, a deputy chief of staff in Mr. Christie’s office, gave a signal to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to close the lanes about two weeks before the closings occurred.
“Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee,” she emailed David Wildstein, Mr. Christie’s close friend from high school, and one of his appointees at the Port Authority, which controls the bridge.