On teacher's unions
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"Cut the crap, OK? You know I don't hate gym teachers, but I don't think any parent would say that gym is more important than biology."
-- Nov. 16, 2011: Responding to criticism of his comments that science and math teachers should be paid more than gym teachers. The comments were part of Christie's long-running feud with New Jersey's teacher's union leaders, whom he accused of acting like "political thugs" in battles over pay and benefits.