Governor Murphy, MIA

Back in November, New Jersey elected Democrat Phil Murphy as governor.  It was a rejection of Republican Chris Christie's stupid behavior and not much more. We thought last November that Governor-Elect Murphy would soon be very unpopular. Why?  Because New Jersey is another ungovernable blue state.  There are no "blue" solutions for a place like New Jersey.  They need a change rather than more of the same blues that got them into this mess. So we just found out that Governor Murphy is out of town, or more like out of the country: His constituents are complaining about the state's crumbling transit system.  His own party wants to strip him of gubernatorial powers.  The soccer team he owns is living in dire conditions, and one of his sons has been in trouble with the law. What's a newly elected governor with no experience in elected office to do?  He takes a...(Read Full Post)