As Bloomberg takes heat for NY’s icy roads and NJ’s Chris Christie was missing at Disney World, Newark’s Cory Booker was shoveling. Shushannah Walshe on the snow’s electoral fallout.Weather has always proven a political make-or-break—go back five years to Hurricane Katrina and the effective end of George W. Bush’s administration for a visceral reminder. Boiled down, shoveling snow and helping the stranded epitomize governing. And that’s why the political fortunes of various northeast political stars are in flux following this week’s surprisingly harsh blizzard.
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