We have been through a lot of political scandals. But never before has the nation been roiled by a conspiracy to create a traffic jam.
There’s barely been time to get used to the idea that Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is a Republican presidential contender. Now we’re going to have to wonder if he’s a Republican presidential contender who would deliberately create a monster four-day-long backup on the George Washington Bridge to punish a Democratic mayor for not endorsing his re-election.