Boy says he was accused of bullying a Jewish student because he was Hindu
ByStephanie Musat Email the author December 27, 2011
A 12-year old Springfield boy was given the microphone at the Nov. 24 town hall meeting in Spotswood, N.J. to ask Gov. Chris Christie a question.
"Mike said there will be a special bus taking Joshua home later and asked “Right Sumit” Sumit is my first name”. All I said was “Yeah there is” and I walked away from the scene," he told the governor.
Christie said the boy didn't punch anyone, so no - it's not bullying.
"Just because (Mike) is Christian he has not done bullying and myself being a Hindu has done bullying by saying 'Yeah there is' to Joshua from Jewish community."
Christie did not address the religion issue while responding to Makkar.
2. Every Child must have Miranda Rights that they can not be interrogated in the absence of their parent or attorneys.
"This was one of the most unusual town hall meetings I've ever had," Christie said. "The press who comes to all these things, they start to get bored because I often get a lot of the same questions. I do not want to hear from you [reporters] standing in the back that you were bored today," he told Philly.com