Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Jon Corzine: Captain of the Titanic!

...or some sinking ship, anyway......

"Iceberg? What iceberg?

Lieutenant Obama, do you see an iceberg?"

"....Well, Captain Corzine, let me say this:

The people of New Jersey know the cost of this economic crisis...But in Jon, you have a governor who has built consensus to help families get through it, while putting the state on a path to long-term prosperity."

The blind leading the naked. How does New Jersey stack up, economically, against the rest of the Northeastern states? Well...let's say depsite Obama's rhetoric, these numbers look mroe like a long-term path to hell. Via New Jersey State Senator Joe Kyrillos (R - my 'hood!):

"The Governor’s belief — despite mounting evidence to the contrary — that we are doing better in weathering the economic crisis than other states actions proves the truth of the adage that ‘there’s none so blind as those that won’t see.’

According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, New Jersey’s 9.2% June unemployment rate exceeds that of Connecticut (8.0%), Delaware (8.4%), Maine (8.5%), Maryland (7.3%), Massachusetts (8.6%), New Hampshire (6.8%), New York (8.7%) and Pennsylvania (8.3%).

“New Jersey’s economy simply cannot survive an administration whose talents seem to be confined to raising taxes, increasing debt, promoting mismanagement and imposing absurd new levels of red tape and enacting other policies hostile to the public sector...”

Seems like Obama contains the same skill-set as Corzine. Think things are bad now? Wait until you've had four years of Obama (like we've had with Crooked Jon), and all of America will look like New Jersey....

1 comment:

Jim - PRS said...

I've been watching the Corzine TV ads featuring clips from Obama's speech about what a swell guy Corzine is. That might play in the cities -- the bastions of enlightenment (e.g. Newark, Paterson, Camden), but for that to work, it presumes that the residents of those democrat-controlled strongholds show up at the polls in November.