I do not usually quote the Baltimore Sun nor am I especially interested in New Jersey politics but I could not resist it when the Sun’s Ron Smith starts out his op-ed like this:
In these times of economic distress, massive job losses, shrunken businesses, bloated governments and runaway public spending, we’ve been waiting for some politician (other than Ron Paul) to stand and tell the truth.
Smith is of course right about Ron Paul (who won his GOP primary with 80% of the vote on Tuesday). But Smith was not talking about the Texas Congressman, he was talking about the bold step that Governor Chris Christie took in deciding to balance the state’s budget without raising taxes. Christie was clear: