Tony Soprano would be proud.
Actually, probably not, considering Carmela never deigned to don a bump-it or struggle into a spandex criss-cross halter top.
But the mob boss might take heart in the fact that New Jersey has finally emerged from the shadow of New York City and shown that it doesn't need skyscrapers, stick-thin socialites and a stock exchange to stand out.
It just needs Snooki. And a host of other characters that have emerged as a pop culture force to be reckoned with.
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