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Anatomy Of A Scandal: Why 'Bridgegate' Matters

The Bridgegate scandal is the outgrowth of a governorship built on a cult of personality, unprecedented hardball politics of character assassination and intimidation, and personal political ambitions ahead of the state’s policy needs
Anatomy Of A Scandal: Why 'Bridgegate' Matters
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Via NJSpotlight:

To longtime Christie-watchers, the Bridgegate scandal is the inevitable outgrowth of a governorship built on an outsized cult of personality, unprecedented hardball politics of character assassination and intimidation, and four years of putting the governor’s personal political ambitions ahead of the state’s policy needs and the interests of his own Republican Party.

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