As a longtime editorial page editor of The Daily Record in Morristown, N.J., I not only wrote editorials expressing the opinions of the editorial board, I recruited local columnists from all walks of life to add their voices to the opinion pages. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon and political economist Jude Wanniski were among those who signed up as columnists.
An example here offers a look at a young Morris County politician, Chris Christie, who is now the New Jersey governor. Chris Christie, Meet Richard Nixon
And here’s a 2014 look back at that early comparison between Chris Christie, now mentioned as a presidential contender, and Richard Nixon. Christie-Nixon comparisons are nothing new