New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hit the road Wednesday to start selling his proposed across-the-board 10 percent income tax cut to the people -- both at home and across the country.

In a series of TV and radio interviews and his first town hall event of the year, the GOP governor pitched New Jersey as a place where government has turned around in the last two years through his vision.

Pundits say that vision is fixed on a 2016 presidential bid, noting that his State of the State address Tuesday offered stark contrasts to what his potential 2016 rivals, such as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, have done to raise taxes.

Christie says the best way to compete is to show the state is moving in a different direction.

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