by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
Birthplace of Independent Conservatism
Governor Christie is a man with integrity. An individual who, unlike Sara Palin, is committed to serving his full term as Governor.
He appears, at least at present, to be a man that understands his primary goal is to serve the state of New Jersey and the people who elected him Governor.
This is a man we can respect. Not only for the principals of governance he holds as proper, but for his integrity as well.
Governor Chris Christie is a bright and shining star if you will for the future of national politics. He may very well be the best the future holds in store for America.
Below his comments on a Presidential run in 2012 and his thoughts as to the future. As reported by The Hill.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) brushed off a Zogby poll from earlier this month that showed him leading a pack of hypothetical GOP 2012 contenders, adamantly stressing that's not in his plans.A man with principle. A man this nation certainly could use on the national stage in 2016 or 2020.
"The president can rest easy because the only guy who beats him in that poll isn't running," Christie said on "Fox News Sunday."
"I have a commitment to my state," he said, adding that he'd only been governor for a year and New Jersey's problems still need fixing.
"You have to believe in your heart that you're personally ready to be president and I'm not there," Christie said. "I am not arrogant enough to believe that after one year as governor ... that I am ready to be president of the United States."
"So I'm not going to run," the governor said.
According to that poll, Christie would beat President Obama 43 percent to 40 percent, while former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would run even with Obama. In the poll, the president would beat Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee.
Christie never said never, though.
"If I were ever to do it I want to make sure in my heart I feel ready," he said.
Cross posted to Rational Nation USA