Chris Christie's guy: "I have no interest in paying for your health care. I'd hate to see you get cancer but that's your problem, not mine."

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For months I've done everything I could to open the eyes of voters-- especially Democratic voters-- who allow New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to bamboozle them into believing he's a charismatic, Just Like You moderate. Your kind of guy!

In reality, Gov. It's My Photo Op and I'll Verbally Abuse You If I Want To is a self-serving hypocrite. Let's expose him for what he is:

Last night Rachel Maddow zeroed right and did a little exposing of her own. This isn't very long, and is well worth a look:

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Rachel Maddow:

Steve Lonegan... has now become the Republican party's nominee for the United States Senate. The real one.

And of course, Democratic groups are gorging on the buffet that is Steve Lonegan's history of public statements. The group American Bridge has been circulating a reel that is essentially Steve Lonegan's greatest hits, circulating for its entertainment value, for its fundraising value, presumably, but also for nationwide Republican branding value. Because he's like Christine O'Donnell minus the witch! It is amazing that this is the guy who the Republican party has nominated for the United States Senate.

Lonegan:

"People are going to say, well doesn't this mean a tax increase for the poor? And the answer is yes, it does."

"I have no interest in paying for your health care. I'd hate to see you get cancer. But that's your problem, not mine."

"... Medicare and Medicaid... both of these programs are destined for destruction for the next generation, and I think they should be done away with and privatized. That's what I think."

Rachel:

So the way acutely image-conscious governor Chris Christie had to spend his afternoon was cozying up to that guy, talking about what a great Republican he'd be in the U.S. Senate and how much he supports him and hopes he wins!

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