He’s told columnists to “get a life” when they dare to ask him about political trips he fails to disclose on his public schedule. He’s gone for yuk-yuks when reporters (actually the same journalist, Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran) ask him about his confrontational attitude, derisively laughing at “thin-skinned” reporters. He likes to make fun of people, both the press and his constituents who dare to disagree with him in public.
Statehouse reporters are pretty tough characters. They don’t need me defending them. But I wanted to post this brief video, captured by Star-Ledger’s Nyier Abdou, because I can’t stop looking at the Governor’s angry face, and uppity attitude that anybody would dare to think that his political maneuvers are the public’s business. Massive deflecting. Here’s Christie’s “You’re not entitled to know everything I do” speech to reporters last night: