Obama channels Springsteen in touring Jersey storm recovery
"Down the shore, everything's all right," President Barack Obama declared Tuesday on his return to New Jersey's devastated coast seven months after Superstorm Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage there.The line from the Tom Waits song "Jersey Girl," popularized by local hero Bruce Springsteen, was the main theme of the joint visit by Obama and Gov. Chris Christie to survey recovery efforts and encourage people to hit the beaches this summer.
Christie, a Republican, was criticized last year for appearing with Obama after the devastating storm at the height of the 2012 election campaign and praising the Democratic president's response.
Obama subsequently won re-election while Christie saw his poll numbers soar.
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Looks like a good chunk of recovery has been done. More work needs to be done none the less, but theyll make it.
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Re: Obama channels Springsteen in touring Jersey storm recovery
See "Born to Run" lyrics.