New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Gov. Chris Christie’s job ratings in New Jersey continue their post-Labor Day downward skid, according to this morning’s Monmouth University Poll. Nearly two-thirds of Christie’s constituents say he is more concerned about his own political future than he is about the state, with increasing skepticism of the stated purpose for his recent foreign trips,. Christie went to England just this week.
New Jersey, which has voted Democratic in the last six presidential elections, feels Hillary Clinton would make a better president than Christie, according to the poll. It may be more surprising that Christie does not have a clear advantage when he is pitted against GOP contender Jeb Bush, even among his fellow New Jersey Republicans.
When New Jerseyans are asked who would…