Faced with Three Bad Options, Christie’s U.S. Senate Strategy Might Be the Least Terrible
By Matt Rooney, SaveJersey.com
You’ve already heard from plenty of angry conservatives/Republicans who think Governor Christie’s uber-controversial U.S. Senate vacancy timeline is tantamount to high treason. Our own Irwin Fletcher is on record believing it’s a huge mistake.
Allow me to play devil’s advocate for a moment without risking a verbal stoning from a digital lynch mob?
When Frank Lautenberg left this earth, Save Jerseyans, Chris Christie was faced with three legal options:
(1) Hold a special U.S. Senate election coinciding with this November’s general election;
(2) Wait until November 2014 for a vote; or
(3) Pick a date between now and November for a separate special election.
Let’s hypothesize how each scenario would likely pan out for the GOP…