Seton Hall graduates give Christie a mixed reception

    What do you get when you put N.J. Gov. Chris Christie in a room half filled with graduating education students? Booing.

    Christie received mixed reviews as commencement speaker today at Seton Hall University, but he spoke for 16 minutes nonetheless.
    The Star-Ledger reports Christie encouraged students to be “disrupters,” as he’s been labeled by New York Times Magazine. Though the College of Education graduates weren’t thrilled Christie, who’s been tough on education spending, as their speaker, some of the other 2,281 graduates gave the guv a standing ovation.

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