It is going to be one great year for political talk radio, and mine began with New jersey Governor Chris Christie:
HH: So great to begin it with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who gave a major speech on his campaign today in New Hampshire. Governor Christie, Happy New Year to you.
CC: Thank you, Hugh, and Happy New Year to you.
HH: There’s a lot to talk about in this speech, but I have to begin with some less-than-serious questions first of all.
HH: You’re friends with Jerry Jones, right?
CC: I am.
HH: All right. Can we get you to call him to take Manziel off our hands? I mean, don’t you think…
CC: (laughing) No thanks, buddy.
HH: Now look, look, he would do great in Dallas, Governor. He’s just not our guy in Cleveland. I just renewed my Cleveland Browns season tickets. We’re going to draft a new QB. He would be great in Dallas.
CC: Listen, he hadn’t, no one’s ever gotten in trouble for partying in Dallas, right, Hugh? So Johnny Manziel would be perfect for Dallas. That’d be great.
HH: So you’re not buying my pitch, huh?
CC: No, that’s classic New Jersey sarcasm.
HH: Okay, okay, just asking, then.
HH: Second question, are you a Downton Abbey guy?
CC: I am not.
HH: Is Mary Pat a Downton Abbey person?
CC: Mary Pat is not a Downton Abbey person, either. No, neither one of us.
HH: Because it had a prosecution in it that took four seasons to wrap up. And I was going to ask you about that. Are you a Homeland person? Do you watch Homeland?
CC: I do not watch Homeland, either.
HH: What do you do for popular culture?
CC: (laughing) Run for president, Hugh. That’s what I do. Continue Reading