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...