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Gov. Christie’s Administration Does the Right Thing on NYPD Surveillance

Since I had plenty negative to say about my governor in this weekend’s column, it is only fair to call attention to the fact that Gov. Chris Christie’s attorney general has concluded that the New York City Police Department’s surveillance activities in New Jersey were legal and appropriate. Given the public spat he got into with NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and other New York officials, Gov. Christie had a powerful incentive to try to influence the investigation (conducted by his appointee) to the NYPD’s detriment. He obviously did not, and for that he is to be commended. More details here

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