Quote of the day

Haley Barbour has a very specific criticism of Chris Christie's RNC speech

By Jillian Rayfield

Published September 4, 2012 10:47PM (EDT)

Haley Barbour, the Republican power broker and former governor of Mississippi, thought Chris Christie did well in his Republican National Convention speech, but could have been better:

"While I would love for [Chris] Christie to put a hot poker to Obama’s butt," Barbour told Bloomberg Businessweek. “I thought he did what he was supposed to do.”


Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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