Posted by | February 16, 2012 11:04 | Filed under: Top Stories

New Jersey Chris Christie is defending his decision have flags in New Jersey fly at half mast for singer Whitney Houston.

The Republican governor said Wednesday that he rejects complaints that Houston “forfeited the good things that she did” because of her struggles with substance abuse.

“What I would say to everybody is there but for the grace of God go I,” he said.

Christie ordered flags flown at half-staff at state government buildings on Saturday, the day funeral services are held for Houston at Newark’s New Hope Baptist Church, where she sang at as a child.

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