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Chrin Is Not Going To Bat For You

October 10, 2018

Editor: The French have a term for it, a “pied-a- terre,” a small living unit some distance away from an individual’s primary residence. That’s what Jersey John Chrin bought himself last May in the form of a townhouse near the Skytop Resort in Monroe County. This is a dazzling display of naked political opportunism because he needed a Pennsylvania address to run for Congress The fact is that the Chrin family still lives in Short Hills, N.J., an enclave so wealthy that it regularly ranks in the top five wealthiest communities in the entire country. For decades he’s been rubbing elbows with fat cats who earn an average of $345,000 a year and where the housing valuations average about $1.75 million. He still owns that home. Chrin may now own a townhouse nearby, but does he really live here? Let’s see. Ask Jersey John what local community activities he’s ever participated and what he did to support them – before he decided to parachute in here to run for Congress. To what civic and community organizations has he ever belonged? To what local charities has he contributed? After all, he’s made multi-millions at one of those “too big to fail” Wall Street banks bailed out to the tune of hundreds of millions by U.S. taxpayers. For his entire adult life, Chrin has been surrounded by others among the top 1 percent of earners — the people who got 83 percent of the money in the GOP tax scam, which left crumbs for the other 99 percent of us. Do you really think Chrin is going to bat for you? Nope. He lives here because he bought a townhouse near a Pocono resort. He can always use it for vacations after he loses the election. John Wills RICE TWP.

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