Highlighted in Nate Silver’s New York Times article, Conservatives’ Love Affair with Christie Is Over, was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie becoming the eighth Republican governor to announce that he will accept Medicaid expansion under the president’s health care law, in spite of Christie’s party’s general opposition to the law.
Some human endeavors bring out the best in people, others the best and worst. Still others, like politics, more often than not, bring out the worst in people. Perhaps the reason for this is that the life-blood of politics practiced by both U.S. political parties is something we try to teach our children and grandchildren to resist, namely peer pressure. Likewise being a good sport, i.e., neither a gloating winner nor a sorehead loser.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) snubbing of Chris Christie over his Medicaid choice demonstrates peer pressure by sorehead losers.
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