And all agreed he certainly appeared ready for the Oval Office, despite his protests to the contrary.Eh. Okay. You're a Democratic strategist. What's your game?
“He looked presidential in the kind of Hollywood sense,” [Democratic strategist Jamal] Simmons said. “The 'Bulworth,' straight-talking politician. John Goodman on 'The West Wing.' Republican guy from the heartland. He looked that part but it’s a long way to go from there to the White House.”
[GOP strategist Chris] Henick said he was impressed by Christie’s “willingness step out on the ice without worrying about falling through or not” – by taking on the powerful teachers’ unions and seeking to reform costly public employee pension programs.
“Today was about complete command, focus on the immediacy of our problems,” Henick said.