. . . was very instructive. As a pol he is unique. He toggles. One moment he’s the ferocious man-eating shark. The next he is the innocent, earnest young fellow, eager to make good. This, in politics, is what we call talent. It can cover a multitude of sins. Reagan had it and people still don’t know the tremendous damage he caused. Christie has it in a blue-collar mien and voice. As I watched this performance all I kept thinking was, this is one dangerous sonofabitch.