Chris Christie's Bridgegate Has A Lot In Common With Richard Nixon's Watergate

Will this scandal end up bringing him down as well?
Chris Christie's Bridgegate Has A Lot In Common With Richard Nixon's Watergate

Via NJ.com:

During a key speech in the midst of the Watergate scandal that brought him down, Richard Nixon famously remarked, "I am not a crook."

Last week another Republican with presidential ambitions uttered a similar line. "I am not a bully," said Gov. Chris Christie as the Bridgegate scandal was blowing up around him.

Will this scandal end up bringing him down as well? Probably not, but it’s sure making a dent in his chances of occupying the office Nixon once held.

Even a day after that Thursday news conference, State Street in Trenton was packed with TV trucks. Not much was going on inside, but th...

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