In a post yesterday on Commentary Contentions, Alana Goodman succinctly summarized why conservatives love Chris Christie:
So what is it about Christie that makes him so likable, even when he’s taking shots at the opposition? And what exactly does he have that the presidential candidates are lacking?
Obviously there’s his confidence, the sense that he has a real comfort with his own beliefs. He’s grounded enough in his principles to actually listen to the critique from the other side, which is how he ends up cutting through the nonsense that a lot of other politicians overlook or get bogged down in. That solid foundation is missing in both Romney and Gingrich.
Emphasis added. And you just gotta love how he tells Warren Buffet to put up or shut up:
Maybe conservative bloggers can all agree to send in 1/10 of 1% or our income to the federal treasury and encourage Buffet to do the same.
(Oh, and, found that link on how to make voluntary contributions to the federal treasury with one google search. Mr. Buffet, please note the time it took: