"Knowledge will forever govern ignorance

 and a people who mean to be their own governors

 must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Rebovich, Just An Unbiased Observer Of New Jersey Politics

David Rebovich, a political science professor at Rider University, may be the most widely-quoted observer of New Jersey politics ever, according to Steve Kornacki on PoliticsNJ.com.

We think a better description for Rebovich would be a widely-quoted partisan hack. Get a load of this quote he gave Kornacki about the Republican primary:

"The question," said Rebovich, who was reached by phone as he prepared for his role as a television commentator tonight, "is have Forrester supporters come off the golf course, and if they have, will they head to the polls and vote?"
What Rebovich should have said, will the Republicans get home from work in time to vote by 8 pm. when the polls close.



5 Comments:

At 12:46 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's so very sad to think of all the people who have to work 10 and 12 hour days just to be able to afford to live in New Jersey, isn't it?

 
At 1:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rebovich was never able to adjust the training wheels on his Red Rider wagon and it unfortunately keeps swerving left.

 
At 3:22 PM, Blogger Ian said...

Rebovich is a Poli-Sci hack who's popularity has risen with the popularity of PoliticsNJ.com. There are plenty of instances where he is playing Righty politics too. He's not particularly accomplished either in real world politics or in academics; he is a great media whore though.

 
At 4:02 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, he is rather accomplished in the academic world and he is a great prof. as well. Currently he is the head of political science department at Rider University...

 
At 4:23 PM, Blogger Enlighten said...

Accomplished in what sense? The number of inane comments quoted in the media?

 

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