Now, in New Jersey, we have more government workers per square mile than any state in America. But since I’ve been governor we now have fewer people on the state payroll at any time since Christie Whitman left office in January 2001. That’s the right direction, Mr. President, not the wrong direction.
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions.
By making bold cuts in spending and commonsense entitlement reforms, we will make our government simpler, smaller, and smarter.