Christie’s potential candidacy has been an increasingly fevered fantasy of a certain cadre of some media and business elites — mostly based in New York, with a smattering of California technology and entertainment players — since last summer. That’s when he showed up at a Sun Valley conference hosted by the investment banker Allen and Co. and wowed the crowd, including Rupert Murdoch, with what many in attendance described as a nimble mind and a speaking style that was both articulate and blunt-spoken.
How long til our Galtian overlords can snap their fingers and install a new government without all the muss of primaries and debates? It’s not far off, is it?
When it happens, you can be sure that Very Serious People will agree it’s for the best.