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Rothenberg: Christie Scandal Has Become A 'Political Lynching'

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"We still don’t know whether Christie told the entire truth at his news conference last week or whether the many investigations that are now developing — about the bridge scandal but also about other decisions made by the governor during his time in office — will show poor judgment or even malfeasance," Rothenberg wrote in a blog post for Roll Call, where he also writes a twice-a-week column. "But given the governor’s immediate reaction to the personal crisis that has engulfed him, it isn’t too soon to wonder when the accusations and media frenzy crossed the line from inquiry and investigation to political lynching."

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