No, sorry - I'll be teaching.
Why doesn't he want to meet with teachers? This Twitter conversation he had today gives us a clue:
Sorry, MomNTeach, but someone's got to sacrifice, and the rich are, according to Christie, already doing WAY more than those special people should:
During last night's Ask the Governor program, Governor Christie - when asked why he's not insisting the rich share in the sacrifice- said "there already is shared sacrifice by millionaires in the Garden State...the top one percent of taxpayers in this state pay 41 percent of the income tax already...I didn't think it was fair to ask them to a pay anymore."Of course, we don't want to talk about the fact that the wealthiest 1% also took all of the economic gains in NJ over the past 20 years; hence, no town hall meetings for you, teach! Another bonus: he won't have to look you in the face and tell you that you can handle a 20% cut in your take home pay when you make a whopping $54K.
And he won't have to explain how the long-term effect of telling young people that a government employer can break promises to them at any time will pretty much destroy the teaching corps for generations to come.
But look at it this way: the time you've saved by sparing him having to hear about the pain he is inflicting on you is time you can use to plan how you are going to pay off your student loans without running up your credit card when you take your kid to the doctor.
So there's that.