Daggett Wins Big on Ethics while Corzine and Christie Self Destruct

Over at CQ Politics on Replaying the Ethics Card in New Jersey Emily Cadei, CQ-Roll Call point out that Chris Daggett is winning big on the ethics scorecard

The renewed focus on good government stems from a series of revelations raising questions about the propriety of the political operations of both major party nominees for governor: Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie.

The report goes onto state that Chris Daggett’s recent surge in the polls is due to a steady stream of corruption and ethics scandals hitting news and also pointed out that Daggett stung both Corzine and Christie on engaging in a form of corruption known as pay to play.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Washington Post: At 20% Path Exists For Daggett to Win Race

UPDATE MUST READ: Political Analysts: Daggett can win election with 25% in the polls

Just Read It over on the “The Live Fix” on the Washington Post.

Chris Cillizza
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, October 23, 2009; 11:00 AM

I still don’t think Daggett can win the race outright but if he really is at 20 percent today, then a path may well exist.

Why can Daggett win, well according to this news on the Asbury Park Press…

Continue reading

Saying No To “Lesser of Two Evils Politics”

NJ’s broken two party system plagues our state with back door scandals and corruption so bad that it wouldn’t even be believable if it was a script from a Hollywood blockbuster. But it seems that the broken two-party system has its evil grips on just about every large mainstream organization there is, or should I say in their pockets.

Well today came a major news announcement from a large mainstream organization, the Seirra Club,which boasts of almost 1.5 million members. The headlines read The Sierra Club Endorses Independent Chris Daggett.

Continue reading

Daggett Bashes Christe and Corzine for Illegal Campaign Finance

Daggett bashes special interest donations

According to Bloomberg news,  almost all New Jersey voters say corruption is a serious problem in the state, and more people associate Democrats with political bribery than they do Republicans, a Quinnipiac University poll released today found.

But on the heals of this news is an announcement by Chris Daggett, independent candidate for Governor, on Wednesday that criticized politicians in both parties for continuing to benefit from enormous donations from special interest groups even as they tout plans to crack down on political corruption. Chris Dagget bashed both John Corzine and Christ Christie and revealed that the Republican Governors Association has funneled nearly $3 million dollars illegally into Chris Christie’s campaign while the Democratic party is guilty of the same funneling $2 million dollars into the Corzine campaign.

Continue reading