OPINION: Buono Needs To Hit Christie Where He’s Vulnerable — Property Taxes

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State Sen. Barbara Buono

State Sen. Barbara Buono

by Carl Golden 

For reasons that continue to baffle most observers, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono is steadfastly clinging to the notion that vast numbers of New Jersey voters are so horrified at the prospect of Gov. Chris Christie seeking the Republican nomination for president in 2016 that they will turn against him and support her.

The first television ad of her campaign tries to tie Christie’s record to his attempt to appease the right wing of the national party and curry enough favor with the powerbrokers and donors that they’ll view him as someone who shares their views and philosophy.

Pouring precious — and limited — funds into an ad campaign to drive this message is questionable at best and a waste of resources at worst.

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