Chris Christie Makes History

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's approval ratings have not been good for some time, but today they crossed an historic threshold that very few people in the world can say they've ever crossed.

Christie is now less popular than any governor of any state in the last 20 years.

A second survey of New Jersey voters released Tuesday showed a clear majority -- 77 percent -- disapprove of the job Christie is doing as governor, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll. Only 19 percent approve.

Christie has the lowest approval rating of any governor in any of the nearly dozen states Quinnipiac polls in for more than 20 years, the group said.

If you're Chris Christie, I suppose the good news you can rely on nearly 20 percent of your constituents to support you no matter what happens. Cause a traffic jam, destroy pensions, cancel crucial infrastructure projects, let polluters settle for pennies on the dollar, grovel before Master Trump, engage in human sacrifice -- it doesn't matter; some people will still support you.

If the RNC actually sees fit to select the most unpopular politician in the country to be their next chairman, who am I to argue?

  • muselet

    The only surprise is that his approval is as high as 19%.


  • Dread_Pirate_Mathius

    It’s because there’s an “-R” after his name/title.

    To take the fun out of it and be fair, there’s probably a 20% core who would support anyone with a “-D” after their name, too.

    Humans are tribal in nature. For some subset (apparently about 20%), nothing matters except that you’re on the right team.

  • Username1016

    You know the 19% who still support him are entirely members of The Mob, right?

    • JMAshby