Barbour: ‘I Would Love For Christie To Put A Hot Poker To Obama’s Butt’

September 4, 2012 6:53 a.m.
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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said that he wished New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had “put a hot poker to Obama’s butt” in his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention,” according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek. 

Barbour spoke at a fundraiser and briefing in Tampa last Thursday put on by Karl Rove, who co-founded the American Crossroads super PAC and its sister non-profit.  Barbour is a former adviser to the groups.

“While I would love for [Chris] Christie to put a hot poker to Obama’s butt,” Haley said of his reaction to Christie’s address. “I thought he did what he was supposed to do.”

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