Poll: What’s Your Take on Bridge-gate?

NJ Spotlight | December 19, 2013 | More Issues, Polling
Was the traffic jam from hell really politically motivated?

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It has all the makings of a political thriller. Two Port Authority execs — Bill Baroni and David Wildstein — engineer a rogue traffic study on the George Washington Bridge, clogging the streets of Fort Lee with cars, trucks, and buses.

Baroni (who was pulling down $289,000) and Wildstein ($150,000) are pretty fat cats. Did they really Mickey Mouse the lane closures as political payback because the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee didn’t support the governor’s reelection bid?

Baroni and Wildsteen have resigned. State Democrats are subpoenaing emails and documents. The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has just launched a probe . . .