Fantastic piece from Kim Strassel today on the gubernatorial government reform wave pioneered in large part by NJ Governor Chris Christie:
Republicans are doing it; even some Democrats, too. It's called the Chris Christie.
"I want to be the Chris Christie of Connecticut," declares GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. "Chris Christie is the primo example of how you turn around government," says Scott Walker, vying to run Wisconsin. Mr. Christie's reforms are a "road map" for California, pronounces Meg Whitman. "He tells it like it is, and it's time for that," says Iowa's gubernatorial candidate Terry Branstad.
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For those without subscriptions, a flashback video of Christie methodically debunking the 'evil budget cutters want to hurt the children' myth:
Here in Illinois, we are engaging tea party activists and concerned citizens across the state to turn what has become known as the land of Blago and Obama back on the path to prosperity.
If you're an Illinois resident or in the area this fall, get on board!
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This week, the Chicago Tribune endorsed Democratic State Senator Reverend James Meeks' voucher plan that would allow over 35,000 kids in struggling Chicago public school access to a quality education: