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."
-Barack Obama, Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
"He's one of the best partners I have in the White House. We work together. We know our work is far from over."
-Barack Obama, in New Jersey, November 1st, 2009
"Just ignore that revving engine you hear behind you...."
And on election night, as the results grew clear? We got this:
President Obama is not planning to watch Tuesday nights election returns, Obama aides Robert Gibbs and David Axelrod tell CNN.
Obama is more likely to watch Tuesday night’s Chicago Bulls game than any political coverage, according to Axelrod.
The president’s senior staff have also decided not to hold a watch party to keep an eye on election returns as they come in....
Don't feel bad, Crooked Jon. You're just another frog that was bitten by the scorpion...