“Bridgegate” isn’t just about a mistake that some bureaucrat made in New Jersey. It’s about Chris Christie’s using the city of Ft. Lee and surrounding towns as hostages in a political game. It’s a kind of political terrorism. And don’t think people were unhurt. Many were. As their stories come out, so too will be those of the people surrounding the Big Boss. And like all Big Bosses he will have to come clean. If he had from the beginning, this, and he, wouldn’t smell so bad. Here’s my take for The Nation, coming out today. First the sketches:
Humpty Dumpty and the Great Grey Bridge was the winner. After a number of email exchanges with the great art director Robert Best, all compositional issues were resolved.
On your newsstand soon.
Thanks to Robert, Roane Carey and Katrina vanden Heuvel for being typically wonderful.