Chris Christie is a skilled debater, in command of his facts and material, as quick on his feet as they come, often humorous and likable, basically the best talker I've covered in 31 years of reporting on New Jersey politics. But he was wrong about one thing.
Back on July 22, when it was unclear whether he would debate Barbara Buono in the fall and she had just called him a "coward" if he didn't on my program "On The Record," I threw that at the governor at a press conference. He shot back, now somewhat famously, "The days she debates me will be her worst days of the campaign."
As it turns out, they were her two best days, especially the second debate Tuesday night.
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