Reader: New Jersey is the skid mark on the underwear of the United States
After New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made negative comments about Colorado in the context of the state's pot laws, Governor John Hickenlooper's office struck back, compiling lists showing Colorado ranked higher than NJ. At that point, things got personal, with loads of readers measuring the relative attributes of Colorado and New Jersey. Here's one particularly harsh assessment of the latter.
Mick Paul writes:
Denver was on the map long before rec. pot. New Jersey is the skid mark on the underwear of the United States. The only good thing about Jersey is Bruce Springsteen and the E. Street Band.
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