Chris Christie Has Never Been More Popular

TRENTON, NJ - OCTOBER 04:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announces his decision to forgo candidacy in the Republican primary race for president at a a news conference at the Statehouse October 4, 2011 in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie said that "now is not my time" and that he felt committed to his position in New Jersey and would not abandon it.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) and his wife Ann Romney look on as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a campaign rally outside a grocery store in Des Moines, Iowa, on December 30, 2011. Romney on Friday ripped President Barack Obama over his annual Hawaii vacation, painting him as out of touch with Americans' economic suffering. Romney was speaking at a rally four days before this heartland state holds its presidential nominating caucus, the first battle in the state-by-state fight to pick a Republican challenger to Obama in the November 2012 elections. Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/2011 Getty Images

With his New Jersey constituents. Christie’s approval rating stands at 56 percent, up from 44 percent just a year ago. Maybe it’s all the napping?