That Springsteen manuscript we told you about earlier today–it’s been sold at auction today. The selling price? $197,000. That seems kind of low, actually, though certain of us around the office would disagree. So who bought it?
Today, Chris Christie officially becomes the chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association, where as the Inquirer‘s Jonathan Tamari notes, he’ll get plenty of official reasons to travel to swing states. The torch will be passed by another possible 2016 candidate, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who led the RGA this year.
A real live battle of David and Goliath is taking place at the Jersey shore.
Residents of Maragte City have voiced their overwhelming opposition to the Absecon Island Dune Project in a Nov. 5th non-binding referendum. They would be the David in this story.
The big bully Goliath would be Governor Chris Christie, who has stated publicly that it is his intention to build a dune the entire length of the Jersey shore — despite the opposition of any individuals from whom the state would need easements and municipalities that have said no to the project.
He said those in opposition are “knuckleheads” and that their opposition is “bullshit.”
Chris Christie, you have spurned Philadelphia for the (first and) last time!
TIME executive editor Michael Duffy defends his magazine’s cover against charges that it’s one giant fat joke.