This could be a very long post, but this is a blog so I’ll keep it short.

Almost every day there is a new scandal about a public service that was privatized: prisons, hospitals, schools, preschool programs.

Today it is the prison half-way houses in New Jersey, which were privatized and are now plagued with drugs, corruption, and various other problems.

The New Jersey legislature wants to impose greater supervision.

Governor Chris Christie, that tower of rectitude, won’t permit it, if it includes closer supervision of existing contracts.

One of his close political associates runs half-way houses in New Jersey.