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Chris Christie Did Not Say the Word Bridge During His State of the State Speech

Mistakes were clearly made,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said today at the start of his State of the State speech, passively glossing over the scandals currently swirling in his administration. Below, the number of times he used certain hot keywords, according to his prepared remarks:

“Bridge”: 0

“George” or “Washington”: 0

“Traffic”: 0

Bridget Kelly”: 0

David Wildstein“: 0

Responsible”: 2 (“I am the governor and I am ultimately responsible …“)

Trust”: 2 (“… we let down the people we are entrusted to serve …”; “… we will cooperate with all appropriate inquiries to ensure this breach of trust does not happen again.“)

Lead”: 4 (“I am the leader of this state …“)

Sandy”: 5

New Jersey”: 47

Christie’s Bridge-Free Speech, by the Numbers