The Jersey Shore area may be known as the land of Springsteen and Bon Jovi.
Springsteen has a home in Rumson and Bon Jovi lives in the Navesink section of Middletown. Both are known to show up to support many a cause in the area, including Democratic political campaigns.
Neither one has supported Republican Gov. Chris Christie. And Christie is an openly avid Boss fan. But, the two rockers have set politics aside to pool resources to save the Jersey Shore and have been appointed by Christie's wife, Mary Pat, to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Advisory Board.
Bon Jovi came to Sea Bright to see the progress with Sea Bright Rising's tent/food city in the wake of Sandy. The governor has made several stops to Sea Bright as well. When he was at Woody's Ocean Grille accepting an endorsement from Democratic Mayor Dina Long last week, the governor called Woody's "a beacon of hope through all" of the Sandy destruction.
And since Springsteen, Bon Jovi and the governor are all on the same side in rebuilding the shore, Christie was asked at last week's press conference, if he would like to, or expects to, get a public endorsement from the two Democrat rockers.
After getting his endorsement from Mayor Long, he spoke to the topic of a possible Springsteen and/or Bon Jovi endorsement. Take a look at the above video clip for his take on the issue.