News Roundup & Open Thread for Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

NATIONAL

Trump says property tax deduction has rest of America subsidizing NJ. He’s wrong. (Salant, NJ.com)

TRUMP ERA

NBC News says Rex Tillerson called Trump a fucking moron. Props for accuracy, Rexie. He doesn’t deny saying that but he does deny reports VEEP Pence had to step in to keep him from quitting.

SOMETIMES WEIRD STUFF POPS UP in MY GOOGLE ALERT for BLUE JERSEY

NBA Jersey wardrobe malfunction. Enjoy.

LOCALS

CAMPAIGNS

Things can get a little nutsy in the last weeks of a campaign as far back as Kim Guadagno’s. Matt Friedman at Politico reports the campaign circulated a memo yesterday that claims all the polls showing her behind are being released to suppress the GOP vote. Hoping to slide that nonsense idea past the easily impressionable, her campaign invokes the name Donald Trump, with the suggestion that’s why polls showed him behind. Till he won. Patrick Murray’s response. 

Handmaids in Freehold

2018 or SOONER

OPIOIDS. And GUNS. 

 

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