Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Chris Christie Has A Bad Image With Jersey Girls [AUDIO]

Males voters in New Jersey seem to like Governor Chris Christie’s style of tough-talk and in-your-face bravado. Women? Not so much.

Governor Chris Christie
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

A recent Quinnipiac University survey shows men approve of Christie 62 – 34 percent while women are divided with 46 percent approving and 49 percent disapproving. The poll’s director has some advice to help the Governor win over Jersey girls.

Christie says he’ll decide on whether or not he’s running for re-election some time after the November elections. He neither ruled out nor committed to taking a run at the White House in 2016. In either event, pollster Mickey Carroll thinks the Governor has his work cut out for him if he’s going to improve his standing with women in the Garden State.

“A lot of people find that non-backing down stuff very attractive,” says Carroll. “A lot of men sort of like the belligerence. Women don’t……He’s got to somehow soften the attack stuff without giving up the uncompromising personality.”

Carroll thinks being a kinder, gentler Chris Christie while still being a Jersey guy will be a fine line to walk, but it can be done.

Carroll says, “He can be uncompromising. He can be tough. He can be all sorts of things, but he can’t be a bully. I don’t think anybody likes it when the combativeness verges into nastiness. Not good.”

15 percent of the poll respondents also say they are less likely to vote for an overweight or obese person. Carroll says while Christie could, “afford to shed some pounds most of these people are probably Democrats who don’t like the Governor.”

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!