Rick Merkt vs. John Inglesino

Last August, Rick Merkt says John Inglesino, a close friend of Chris Christie,  offered him a position in a “Christie Administration” if he would abandon his plans to run for governor. Merkt says the conversation took place last Aug. 26.

Inglesino said he made no job offer and that it was “pathetic” that Merkt was trying to defame him.

Let’s see. the idea of someone offering someone a job to get out of a race is really politics as usual.  Hard to see any defammation here.

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About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

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