GQ names Chris Christie ‘Boss of the Year 2013’

December 3, 2013

Brent Johnson | December 3, 2013 | Star-Ledger

They compare him to French President Charles de Gaulle at the end of World War II. They call him a “happy warrior.”

But above all, the staff members of GQ bestowed a new honor on Gov. Chris Christie: “Boss of the Year 2013.”

The magazine included the Republican governor in its latest Men of the Year edition, saying “he might be the only politician in America who had a good 2013.”

“In New Jersey, he was stalwart in the wake of (Hurricane) Sandy — first providing storm victims a shoulder to cry on, then browbeating D.C. politicians into delivering the aid money those victims desperately needed,” GQ writes in a featurette on Christie. “Nationally, he was a lone voice of reason in an increasingly insane GOP, picking fights with everyone from John Boehner (over that Sandy relief) to Rand Paul (national security). Along the way, he turned himself into that most unlikely of pols: a happy warrior.”

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