- - Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Best frenemies are back to being political enemies.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who famously embraced President Obama in 2012 in the wake of superstorm Sandy, took a direct shot at the commander in chief’s competence during the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night.

Mr. Christie deemed the president a ‘feckless weakling’ who was at the controls as the Islamic State rose to power and who has given wide berth to an increasingly bellicose Vladimir Putin.

Mr. Christie said he’d have no qualms about enforcing a no-fly zone over Syria, even if it required the shoot-down of a Russian jet.

“Not only would I be prepared to do it, I would do it,” Mr. Christie insisted.



That’s a far cry from the praise Mr. Christie heaped on the president for Mr. Obama’s crisis leadership after the devastating 2012 storm wreaked havoc on the Jersey shore.

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