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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

NJ-Sen: Counting the Cars on the New Jersey Turnpike...

Posted by DavidNYC

They've all gone to look for a Thomas Kean...

In the biggest campaign fund-raiser yet on behalf of State Senator Thomas H. Kean Jr., Vice President Dick Cheney traveled to New Jersey on Monday and praised Mr. Kean as someone with "the experience, the values and the vision to be a superb United States senator."

But there was one problem: Mr. Kean was a no-show.

Actually, Mr. Kean did show up at the event, which was held at the offices of the IDT Corporation in downtown Newark. But he did not make it until 6:15, roughly 15 minutes after Mr. Cheney's motorcade had left.


For his part, Mr. Kean said he had been in Trenton all day, voting on important bills, because "I would not miss votes in order to make a political event." As soon as the Senate wrapped up, around 4 p.m., he traveled north "as quickly as I could." But instead of taking the New Jersey Turnpike, like any regular commuter between Trenton and Newark, he and his driver chose Route 1, which is usually crawling with bumper-to-bumper traffic at that hour.

Mr. Kean said he did so because there were delays on the Turnpike in the morning. But at 6 p.m., there were no reported delays between Exit 7A, not far from Trenton, and the George Washington Bridge, according to the Turnpike's Web site.

This is like Briscoe and Curtis busting a shabby alibi on Law & Order. Too good, just too good. I have nothing else to add.

Posted at 09:11 AM in 2006 Elections - Senate, New Jersey | Technorati

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Ooh, nice Paul Simon reference.

I can just see the headlines tomorrow "I did not have financial relations with that man, Mr. Cheney."

Posted by: Charles Kuffner [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 21, 2006 06:33 PM | Permalink | Edit Comment | Delete Comment


Did anyone see Wolf's show this afternoon. Same old gullable Wolf.

They dutifully relayed what the campaign manager said. Even the stupid part about Kean getting out of the car and running at one point (Huh?)

None of the information in this post was presented. I guess because CNN and cable news isn't really interested in actually investigating the story and finding out the truth.

Wolf also said to Helen Thomas, "What about 9/11?" when whe said how the Iraq War is illegal.
Helen's exasperrated response, "Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11!"

Either Wolf was trying to get Helen to say that, or he's just stupid.

Helen also pointed out that Wolf asked Bill Clinton why he wouldn't resign in a wink wink nudge nudge manner. Wolf's reply, "That was another time with other questions." Once again, Huh?

Posted by: nada [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 21, 2006 06:41 PM | Permalink | Edit Comment | Delete Comment