Editorial: Murphy’s bogus spin on Newark’s lead crisis

Governor Phil Murphy

TOM MORAN / STAR-LEDGER – Here’s what Gov. Phil Murphy said a few days ago about the lead poisoning crisis in Newark, during a call-in show on WNYC radio:

“I commend everybody involved, including the folks in our administration, that we moved as quickly as we did, and again hats off to Newark and I want to give Mayor Baraka a big shout out.”

This is Trump-level chutzpah, folks. In Murphy world, no one made any mistakes. Sorry about those poisoned kids, but it’s not our fault …

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