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


Jillian Rayfield
September 5, 2012 2:47AM (UTC)

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.”

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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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