Trimming the state budget is a little like dieting. The plan might be good but sticking with it is tough . Most of us have had to diet at some point and we start out with great intentions, will power and a pledge to stick to a detailed diet and exercise regimen to shed those damn extra pounds. But then we get hungry. Then we get cranky. We whine, "It's hard!" And, then we eat the Ho-Ho's.
Christie may be fat, but he can lose weight. Katz will always be a Ho-Ho and Corzine will always be a Jon.