Christie’s Non-Sequitur: To Oppose Government Spying Is to Insult Families of 911 Victims

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The last time we saw His Corpulance, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, he was embracing Barack Obama, whose FEMA minions were busy burying victims of the tropical storm Sandy under mountains of red tape. However, Christie is back again, this time renouncing Rand Paul for speaking out against the government’s latest spying caper. Declares the Corpulent One:

These esoteric, intellectual debates — I want them to come to New Jersey and sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation. And they won’t, because that’s a much tougher conversation to have.

He goes on:

The next attack that comes, that kills thousands of Americans as a result, people are going to be looking back on the people having this intellectual debate and wondering whether they put…

Whatever one might say about 911, it did not occur because government officials had a lack of intelligence gathering and domestic spying. Unfortunately, Christie pulls out the classic non sequitur to endorse the government’s vast spying apparatus and most people will fall for it.

4:52 pm on August 8, 2013
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