Chris Christie steps on Romney’s closing argument

Matt K. Lewis Senior Contributor
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On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, Mark Halperin drilled down into why Chris Christie’s embrace of President Obama could be especially damaging to Mitt Romney:

“[W]hat was Mitt Romney’s closing argument? I can work across the aisle. This President has a four year record of failure, doesn’t know how to work with the other side. The symbolism of, with Chris Christie, working across the aisle, getting things done, it goes right to the heart of how Mitt Romney wanted to close this election.”

Bill Scher and I made the exact same argument yesterday on Bloggingheads.

It’s unclear how harmful this was to Romney’s momentum. But it’s entirely possible that we may look back after Election Day and conclude that Mitt Romney’s surge lasted from Denver to Sandy.

Matt K. Lewis