I haven't been all gaga against Chris Christie, I've enough other to be gaga about re those Republicans who are troubled by him. I'm not automatically against all Republicans, though I worry about the tagalongs, same as Republicans chafe if a Democrat gets in.
But I have one big thing I wonder about that no one brings up for obvious reasons, his big push to rebuild the shore area. I totally get wanting to do that, even twice, for huge reasons. But I'm not clear that that is wise, for New Jersey as a state or the coast in general
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I'll have to chase down the article that made me question that.
Found it -
nuts, it's locked. I think this is stupid of the New Yorker to do that to this article. I take it you can see it as a non subscriber if you pay a fee.
OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
THE BEACH BUILDERS
Can the Jersey Shore be saved?
BY JOHN SEABROOK
JULY 22, 2013
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I'm not adding the bit after that - the article develops to talking re the whole eastern coast.
I'm sure people of most walks of life at the shoreline like the ways it and other shores have been being temporarily fixed, but there are a lot of buts. I'm a shoreline person. But as a reader, I'm not clear the efforts are smart, and not just for New Jersey.