For most of the past four years, Republican politicians generally have paid President Obama only minimal respect at best, no matter his high office.
But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has defied this prevailing GOP protocol this week by lavishing Obama with big praise for the president’s response to the Hurricane Sandy disaster. And some conservatives don’t like it a bit, especially with the election now less than a week away.
For three days in a row, Christie has lauded the president’s cooperation in dealing with the storm’s terrible aftermath in New Jersey. And, of course, all of this praise has been aired on network ...