New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gives his prediction for Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate…
"This whole race is going to be turned upside down come Thursday morning."
Tags: Chris Christie, Debates, Mitt Romney, Polls
One day down, two more to go. Chris Christie's speech last night was a little Christie-centric, to say the least (about Romney as possible). Here are the Twitterverse's best reactions to last night's RNC festivities…
Fitting that the GOP is treating George W. Bush like that old coke buddy you don't invite to the baby shower.
— rachel lichtman (@DJRotaryRachel) August 29, 2012
Sarah Palin can see the Republican Convention from her television.
— Warren Holstein (@WarrenHolstein) August 29, 2012
Tags: Ann Romney, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Republican National Convention, Twitter
First, a number of Republican gave speeches. Then, Chris Christie gave the same speech, but louder, and while imagining the audience as a bunch of unionized school teachers in their underwear (because he had taken their pants, alongside their lunch money). The day drew to a close with a performance by Three Doors Down, because torture is still a part of the GOP platform.
Here's what else you may have missed from all the evening's events…
Number of times Chris Christie mentioned Mitt Romney: 7
Number of times Christie mentioned himself: 37
Number of Republicans besides Christie who are happy about this: 0.
Tags: Chris Christie, John Boehner, Kelly Ayotte, Marsha Blackburn, Reince Priebus, Republican National Convention, Rick Santorum, Ted Cruz
Maybe. Let's see what Rick Santorum had to say in his speech…
"President Obama spent four years and borrowed five trillion dollars, trying to convince you that he could make things better for you — to put your trust in him and the government to take care of every problem."
Okay, some Obama bashing's par for the course. Surely he'll get to how great Romney is soon…
"Graduate from high school, work hard, and get married before you have children and the chance you will ever be in poverty is just two percent."
Hm. It's a little out of left field — "hard work" seems pretty vague to be tied to any statistical percentages, and marriage before children doesn't have much to do with Romney. A ringing endorsement must be coming, though…
Tags: Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Republican National Convention, Rick Santorum
A lot of people would give the whole wide world to be the vice presidential nominee for Republican Party. Chris Christie, however, wasn't even willing to give up that small weird-smelling area under New York…
Romney's top aides had demanded Christie step down as the state's chief executive because if he didn't, strict pay-to-play laws would have restricted the nation's largest banks from donating to the campaign — since those banks do business with New Jersey.
But Christie adamantly refused to sacrifice his post, believing that being Romney's running mate wasn't worth the gamble.
"[Christie] felt, at one point, that [President] Obama could lose this. And, look, there still is that chance. But he knows, right now, you have to say it's unlikely," one source said.
Hey, maybe I'm partial because I'm from New Jersey, but I totally get where Christie is coming from here. Hear me out.
Tags: Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, New Jersey, Veepstakes