Chris Christie, by Shakespeare
Chris Christie, by Shakespeare

If Chris Christie's insistence that he didn't order his aides to snarl traffic on the George Washington Bridge sounds familiar, it should. Think Shakespeare. More specifically, think "Richard II." Reading the emails sent by Christie's aides and appointees, I couldn't help but think about the scene in which Sir Pierce of Exton has a conversation with an unnamed servant. They've both heard King Henry IV express what sounds like a wish to have the imprisoned former king, Richard, executed. Exton: Didst thou not mark the king, what words he spake, 'Have I no friend will rid me of this living fear?' Was it not so? Servant: These were...