Not quite what Moran had intended.
InTheLobby summarized the national coverage:
Daily Muse: UPDATED: CHRISTIE-MORAN EXCHANGE A VIDEO HIT
May 14, 2010UPDATE: LOL. Glenn Beck called Gov. Christie's exchange "common sense porn." More below.
Gov. Chris Christie's rebuke of Star Ledger columnist Tom Moran is becoming a media sensation. Rush Limbaugh played it on his radio show, and the exchange is all over the Internet.Christie was responding to Moran's question about his "confrontational tone." The video has been picked up by websites both left and right, including The Hill, Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, TalkingPointsMemo.com, Comedy Central, Politico, The Atlantic Wire, Mediate, Interestingly, he's getting kudos from all sides.
UPDATED: Here's Beck's calling Christie "common-sense porn." And some more commentary on the video: Hot Air; RushLimbaugh.com, Gothamist, TheDailyDish, National Review, Washington Post Post Partisan column, DailyMarkets.com, Motley Fool, DakotaVoice.com, Washington Post Right Now column, BeforeIt'sNow.com, NY Post, and Media Matters.
The SLedger's response to their new found fame? They made a copyright claim to YouTube and had the video taken down.
The video is still on the SLedger's nj.com servers. View it and save it before they take it down.