Conservatives did not appreciate Chris Christie’s photo-ops with President Obama right before the 2012 election.
But is was a mistake to leave him off of the Conservative Political Action Conference speakers list.
Christie has some undeniable things going for him that many top Republicans do not:
11. He has been on the frontline for conservatism on many popular shows.
7. People pay attention to him on an international level.
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3. And that’s why Time magazine gave him this cover:
2. His CPAC speech would surely have been very critical of the President…
…and guaranteed the event media attention.
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