Funding for public education amid budget cuts and a tight economy is creating a political pressure cooker in New Jersey, as Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the New Jersey Education Association butt heads over education spending.
In this must-watch video, the plain spoken Christie stands his ground when a local teacher complains about the governorâ€™s budget decisions. Christie says teachersâ€™ jobs could have been spared if the stateâ€™s teachers unions would have come to the table and made some small sacrifices.
Watch the video and tell us what you think of the straight-talking governor.