Obama's approval rating: 46% approve, 50% disapprove.
Democratic senator Bob Menendez, who's up for reelection in 2012, gets a 38% approve/41% disapprove rating. A conservative Christie recruit who could take down Menendez--think Ron Johnson with a Jersey accent--may impress conservatives more than all of the governor's YouTube clips. Okay, maybe not that much. But it would continue to wow them.