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Sarah Palin Takes A Swipe At Chris Christie



Christian Heinze has a great piece up at The Hill:
Their feud appears to date back to Christie’s 2009 gubernatorial campaign, when he declined to have Palin, a popular figure with the conservative Tea Party movement, campaign for him.

“This is about New Jersey issues and New Jersey, and I don’t think having Gov. Palin here would do me, or frankly the state, a whole lot of good in the sense that we need to talk and focus on what the New Jersey issues are,” he told a local radio station at the time.

He went on to win in the Democratic-leaning state, thanks to solid support from independents and Democrats, and he’s gone on to become one of the nation’s most-liked politicians.
And Doug Mataconis says:
Courage also apparently includes quitting your job half way before it’s finished.
Indeed.

However, I think that there is something else at play here.

Sarah Palin loves the attention. It's a simple as that. As I have contended numerous times, I don't think that she has any aspirations of running for President. I think that she loves the attention that she gets in the media -- and loves the book deal and money from speaking engagements even more. Hell, way back when, I argued that is why she quit midway through her first term as Governor of Alaska.

So, when another person starts to steal Palin's spotlight...