With Christie Out of the Race, Is it Time for an Independent?

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Though he never affirmed his intent to seek the Republican nomination for president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ended all speculation that he may run yesterday. "Now is not my time," Christie said in a nationally televised news conference. The decision surely left many Republicans disappointed. With many feeling doubtful about the Republican candidates, and President Obama's approval rating dropping, is this the perfect time for an independent candidate to jump in?

Anna Sale, reporter for WNYC's It's a Free Country, looks back at the independent presidential campaign of Ross Perot in 1992.

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