Nikki Haley: Chris Christie Showed “Leadership”

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley – always eager to help out establishment “Republicans” when times are tough – is at it again. This time the would-be national figure is coming to the aid of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose administration (and 2016 presidential ambition) has been engulfed by a major…

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley – always eager to help out establishment “Republicans” when times are tough – is at it again.

This time the would-be national figure is coming to the aid of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose administration (and 2016 presidential ambition) has been engulfed by a major scandal originating from a ham-fisted attempt at political revenge.

“I’ve watched my friend Gov. Christie work through a difficult situation today,” Haley wrote on her Facebook page. “He did the right thing in taking responsibility in a tough situation. That’s the kind of leadership that earned him the huge level of trust he has in New Jersey.”

Um … really?

Haley clearly needs to brush up on this scandal …

Anyway, it didn’t take long for South Carolina Democrats to pounce on Haley’s comments.

“Nikki Haley defines leadership as cover-ups followed by excuses followed by blaming others in her own administration, and wouldn’t know real accountability if it stood right in front of her,” S.C. Democratic Party spokeswoman Kristin Sosanie said. “It’s no surprise she spoke up for Chris Christie today, and it only shows that her failed understanding of leadership doesn’t only apply to the massive scandals she creates for the people of South Carolina.”

Exactly … 

Haley is clearly angling to stay in Christie’s good graces in advance of the looming “First in the South” 2016 presidential primary. Prior to this scandal breaking, polls in South Carolina showed Christie as the early frontrunner in this early voting state.

Why would a former leader of the Tea Party movement embrace (or in the case of Christie, attempt to embrace) the biggest (and we mean “biggest”) establishment Republican in the race?

It’s all part of Haley’s evolving ideology … (see here and here).

Pic: Travis Bell Photography

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Smirks January 9, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Haley is all about being snide and vindictive to people who piss her off, so naturally she’s giving bigtime kudos.

You know me January 9, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Yep. Just like her sister.

Bob January 10, 2014 at 7:24 am

Christie has PACs. They have money to give, she wants it.
Christie has a chance to be President. Haley wants some of that power, money, prestige, etc.
Christie stood up and looked the camera and told the truth about something. She admires that though she would never do that. Makes her look good to know someone that did that.

Reader January 10, 2014 at 3:13 pm

Well you’re right about two things ,he did stand up and looked at the camera.”Told the truth?”

The jury is still out on that.

TheSlag January 9, 2014 at 9:20 pm

The only qualification to join the tea party is being a bully. And while apparently to the right its all fine and good to be a bully toward the poor, minorities and the undocumented, now they’ve hit a new group: commuters. Don’t they know you can’t get between and American and his car?

William Frost January 12, 2014 at 10:16 am

Slag – i believe you are foolish. Christie and his crew are NO Tea Partyiers. Just the opposite they are the establishment GOP we want to rid the country of. Get your facts straight next time.

TheSlag January 12, 2014 at 12:16 pm

The country will rid itself of you. Demographics and an open world view is the powerful wind blowing in your face. If you’re lucky you might be a tiny footnote in a history book. If your lucky… LMAO

William Frost January 12, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Wrong wrong wrong, i look forward to our side ridding this country of your commie scum!

TheSlag January 13, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Most of our schools have anti-bullying campaigns. Guess what that does to a pseudo political group like yours? That’s right – people will see you as the bullies you are and shun the lot of ya! Bye-bye! LOL

William Frost January 29, 2014 at 12:14 am

Somewhere a village is missing it’s idiot hmmmmmmm wonder which one?

The Enquirer January 9, 2014 at 4:47 pm

Does she taste “Golden Corral” when she blows Christie?

CC Rider January 9, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Shit, if this is gonna be that kind of party. I’m gonna stick my dick in the mashed potatoes!!

SCBlueWoman January 9, 2014 at 4:58 pm

How would she know?

Godslayer January 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm


Deo Vindice SC January 9, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Christie must be her new Mitt, LOL ! Yep, right out of the Republican play book. I bet she smiles everytime she stabs SC in the back, with her anointed, hand picked, appointees that costing multi-millions for various reasons. If only we had a ethics commision, State Law division, yep, another day in a republican world, yep !

bogart January 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Damn….she’s pulled her VP “tea” shirt out of moth balls,so here comes the stink.

Just one of the girls January 9, 2014 at 7:43 pm

Governor Haley would not recognize leadership if it hit her in her ever expanding rear end!
What a failure she is.

Lake January 10, 2014 at 7:45 am

Makes you wonder why, at the end of the day, FITS will endorse her for a 2nd term. Just wait and see…

My vote – anybody but Haley…

Republican Voter January 10, 2014 at 7:47 am

Amen Brother!
She truly reminds me of Obama, in so many ways!

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 4:21 pm

She reminds me of Bachmann.

CorruptionInColumbia January 9, 2014 at 9:11 pm

Suck, suck, slurp, slurp… Nikki will do anything to get the favor of whoever she thinks will be the next Republican Presidential candidate. This is all the more reason she needs to be thrown out of the Governor’s Mansion this year.

We cannot afford any more of Haley and her RINO parade.

WTF January 10, 2014 at 6:05 am

She is so full of SH#T her eyes are brown!

RHood2 January 10, 2014 at 12:34 am

What I find fascinating is that this amount to a really big, but stupid, prank. And she is praising Christie for taking action. And he fired one person at least.
But she allowed a massive data breach and no one has been held accountable in a similar way. Interesting.

Deo Vindice SC January 10, 2014 at 5:56 am

Ethic’s or crimminal, take your pick. Funny thing, we pay for our mistakes, and theirs.

Walter-White January 10, 2014 at 1:12 am

That little girl….

Thomas January 10, 2014 at 1:26 am

After the national disgraces bestowed on the American People from the Democrat Party’s Obama with his bold faced lies to win an election, Hillary’s personal aid Huma and her Muslim Brotherhood ties and the Benghazi Massacre, Holder’s DOJ, Reid’s US Senate, Pelosi’s House, the HHS’s website, the NSA’s privacy invasions, the IRS political vendettas and the media cover-ups, who needs rules, laws, and Democrats telling us what time of day it is. It is imperative that our commanding Generals and Admirals park the USS Ronald Reagan in the Chesapeake and take back our nation by force of arms.

Deo Vindice SC January 10, 2014 at 5:58 am

No mention of Republicans ???

Thomas January 10, 2014 at 8:01 am

Fuck you.

Deo Vindice SC January 10, 2014 at 10:38 am

No mention of Republicans ???

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 2:35 am

Christie did the right thing. He fired them. He apologized.

He stood strong.

Republicans like that might not end up in eternal torment.

But then again, they might.

Oh yeah… fuck Haley… with someone else’s dick.

NotAsWideAsNjGov January 10, 2014 at 9:28 am

He only fired them after he got caught, which was after a FOIA was done. Christie was asked about this months ago and did no follow-up, only joked about it. You would be correct if he would of done an investigation from the beginning. In this case, it was now we are caught, who is going to take the blame

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 4:15 pm

I don’t like it when Republicans act like pigs – I’m not going to follow suit, just because Christie is one (!).

If his aides are falling on their swords to cover his ass, well hell – good for him. But from where I’m sitting he had nothing to do with it.

He’s a radical conservative with a little common sense. I wouldn’t touch him with a ten-foot pole.

But I’ll be damned if i’m going to jump on the bandwagon and call him an “establishment Republican” because he chummed up with a black man. He’s just a little bit less crazy than the tea-party activists in Congress. That’s his sin against other Republicans.

I’m going to hold him accountable for being a crazy tea-party kind of dipshit, not for being a responsible governor.

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 4:26 am

Nikki’s smile seems… oh, I don’t know… forced?

What word am I looking for?

Deo Vindice SC January 10, 2014 at 5:53 am

It’s a long word. Do ya think they’ll know through my smile that i’m getting to screw the crap out of them again, – that kind of smile.

dwb619 January 10, 2014 at 7:58 am


euwe max January 10, 2014 at 4:10 pm

That’s *it*!

shifty henry January 10, 2014 at 3:07 pm

That’s her look when she teases by only giving the head a few little “nips” just to keep ya’ in anticipation for better things to “come.”

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 4:10 pm

She looks *so* tired.

Lame January 10, 2014 at 6:58 am

I can’t stand Christie, nor can I condone what he and his staff did. However, the outraged expressed by the MSM is excessive. Where was there outrage over the Obama IRS scandal? Or any of the many other scandals of the past five years?

euwe max January 12, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Yeah! This is about *Obama* not Christie!

TheSlag January 14, 2014 at 2:24 pm

Lame you are

TontoBubbaGoldstein January 10, 2014 at 7:17 am

Nikki’s snide
Christie’s wide
Christie lied
People died

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Nikki a Republican
Christie a Tea Partier
Wisdom looks away

TontoBubbaGoldstein January 10, 2014 at 7:44 pm

There once was a blogger so cool…
Who discovered red marks on his tool.
Said the doctor, a cynic,
“Get out of my clinic!
And wipe off Nikki’s lipstick,
You fool.”

euwe max January 10, 2014 at 10:29 pm

Nikki and Christie
in a tree, exchanging spit
if branch breaks, both die

William Frost January 12, 2014 at 10:19 am

Another stupid Tea Party comment. You don’t know Jack S*#t.

euwe max January 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm

I do SO know Jack Shit! he’s a close, personal friend of mine… and you’re no Jack Shit.

Besides, that’s a Haiku.. and Haikus have deep, subtle meaning intended to evoke a meditative state in which the reader can achieve an understanding beyond what might be conveyed by ordinary means.

…so there’s that…

..and I’m not sure I like your *attitude*, mister!

William Frost January 12, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Kiss my ass jack bag

euwe max January 12, 2014 at 6:33 pm

Sorry, I don’t go that way… but thank you for the compliment, I’m sure.

There’s another guy here who was after my junk.. Original Good Old Boy.. maybe you two could get together.


William Frost January 12, 2014 at 9:24 pm

Nah nah nah nah boo boo! Eat shit and die!

euwe max January 12, 2014 at 9:58 pm

Nah nah nah nah boo boo! Eat shit and die!
oh! good one! Conservative, right? Why invent something when the oldies are still goodies!

Hey, you’re probably an atheist, so you might appreciate this… did you know that ALEISTER CROWLEY (1875-1947) actually ate his own feces?

He also opened a restaraunt

Rachel Rah Rah January 10, 2014 at 8:39 am

Rachel Maddow says Christie was actually targetting the head of the Senate Democrats who happened to live in Fort Lee, as retaliation for the Dems blocking Christie’s choices for the NJ Supreme Court

The investigation is far from over. It will show what his true character is and that has implications for his bid to the Presidency.

NJ DOT January 10, 2014 at 1:11 pm

How could anyone with any intelligence whatsoever admit to believing Maddow, or are you just quoting her?

Godwin Peak January 10, 2014 at 10:01 am

Christie boldly took responsibility by blaming everyone but himself.

Deo Vindice SC January 10, 2014 at 10:40 am

The end result will be priceless.

TheSlag January 14, 2014 at 2:22 pm

He did not blame the traffic cones (yet). A bit of credit here…

scsweepin January 10, 2014 at 11:19 am

I like Christie for his “bear” appeal. I love a big bear.

Libtard January 10, 2014 at 11:29 am

One crooked politician calling another crooked politician “a leader”? Sounds about par for the course.

dedicated13 January 10, 2014 at 5:10 pm

I unfortunatley like our governor less and less. Thank you as always Fits for telling us like it is. When do we get to elect a new governor?? Before she completely destroys our state? We need another Republican to step up or I will vote Democrat just to vote against Nikki Haley. Where is the vote for less government everywhere???

Murray_Lake January 10, 2014 at 5:27 pm

What a fat f’er.

Whassup January 11, 2014 at 9:55 pm

Paul Tsongas lied about his cancer when he ran for President in 1992. It’s what some politicians do. It’s in their blood

William Frost January 12, 2014 at 5:12 pm

Haley used the Tea Party for political gain. She does not represent the values of the Tea Party you bunch of ignorant morons. If it was not for our founding fathers who were the original Tea Party you would’t be able to sit on your fat asses and spew forth your Anti American views!

TheSlag January 14, 2014 at 2:19 pm

You’re loaded to the brim with ugly. Luckily your life is pretty close to being over, old-timer. The world belong to young people.

William Frost January 29, 2014 at 12:21 am

Dont worry punkass i will be around a loong time shifting our balance of power back to Conservatism and ridding the country of Commie Pinko Skum!

TheSlag January 30, 2014 at 4:48 pm

cute. Now drink your Metamucil and put that blanket on your lap before you catch something…LMAO


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