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Chris Christie: ‘Those Who Underestimate Barack Obama, Underestimate Him At Their Own Peril’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sat down with Oprah Winfrey on her show Oprah’s Next Chapter, and surprisingly had many positive things to say for President Obama. “Those who underestimate Barack Obama, underestimate him at their own peril. He’s as good a politician as I’ve ever seen,” Christie gushed. “I think he’s very charismatic. And I think he’s genuine. I think what he says he believes, he believes. That’s a very dangerous politician.”

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In addition to the nice things he had to say about President Obama, the New Jersey Governor, he also told Oprah that he would be better prepared to run for president in 2016 “Is that compass telling you that you may be ready four years from now?” Winfrey questioned.

“Who knows? It depends on who wins. Is the president re-elected? Does a Republican win? I don’t know,” Christie said. “But in terms of me, I’ll be much more ready four years from now than I am now.”

Watch Christie’s surprisingly upbeat appraisal of President Obama below:

(h/t Politico)

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