The Governor’s people thought their latest effort to make him seem presidential with a “Trade” trip to England would be just what he needed. But they haven’t quite gotten what they bargained for:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) wrapped up a three-day trade mission to London on Tuesday that was widely seen as an effort to build his stature as a national figure and potential 2016 presidential candidate. But the trip was marred by confused locals, canceled press availabilities, and bad headlines that left the governor’s brand battered and bruised.
Lets take a look at the sampling of headlines over just the last few days:
Talk about brutal, that is just a sampling of the last few days alone. And how is this for leadership:
When I asked Christie about ISIS and his UK meetings, he said, "Is there something you don't understand about 'No Questions'?"
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) February 3, 2015
But you’ll always know where he stands and nothing will be left unsaid, right? That all just screams presidential right?