Black Voters Really Do Not Trust Chris Christie Post–Bridge Scandal

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The New Jersey governor’s favorability rating dropped 42 points since October among black respondents to a new NBC/WSJ poll. Christie suffered a 35-point drop among Democrats, and even lost seven points with Republicans, while 44 percent of those surveyed believe he is not telling the whole truth about the traffic jam. Enlisted to state the obvious, a GOP pollster admitted, “It changes the starting point of a national campaign.”