In a rather sickening display, Chris Christie has come out in support of Donald Trump. Perhaps this is a recent conversion, the action of a man angling for a VP-nomination. The heap of praise Christie pours upon Trump, however, makes it sound like Christie has been Trump’s attack dog for a while, going after Rubio the moment he posed a potential threat. No matter what the deal between the two men, this endorsement comes just at the moment when Rubio was beginning to gain some momentum from Bush supporters coming over, so it looks like Christie has sunk him again.
So long Chris! So long Carly! Yup, as predicted Chris Christie of New Jersey and Carly Fiorina of Hewlett Packard have dropped out the race. For some reason Ben Carson is still hanging in there, perhaps because he has polled strongly in one or two states and wants his moment in the sun. Also, having been a front runner a while back, its probably difficult to throw in the towel, even when it is obvious you should do so.
For those who didn’t catch it before, here’s the clip from the debates that Paul and I discussed: