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February 2, 2014

Christie: Super Embarrassment

Christie Super Bowl event

On this Super Bowl Sunday, because who knows if politics or sports is the bigger game in America, this photo of Chris Christie at an all-star bash in Times Square yesterday speaks to his injury-plagued couple of weeks. Of course, one moment in time can be taken to mean anything, but doesn’t it look like the star quarterback from the NJ Governor’s office has been left out of the huddle? (You know you’re in trouble, by the way, when you make Jan Brewer anonymous – 1, 2.)

And then, because Bridge-gate is the word, check out the background from this photo of di Blasio and Cuomo.

De Blasio Cuomo Super Bowl

Good thing nobody from Christie’s office had anything to do with the George Washington the logo of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee..

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(photo 1: Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger caption: Giants co-owner Steve Tish, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President & CEO, NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Company Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. as NJ Gov. Chris Christie stands by himself prior to the event starting. NJ Gov. Chris Christie and NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo are expected to ‘hand off’ the Super Bowl to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at the Roman Numerals Stage between 42nd and 43rd streets on Broadway as part of the Super Bowld Blvd. celebrations. Saturday February 1, 2014. New York, NY, 2: Susan Watts/The Daily News caption: Mayor de Blasio and Gov. Cuomo were visibly more cheerful than the embattled New Jersey governor at the Super Bowl event Saturday.

  • stevelaudig

    I once knew a kid who had the same look as Christy on his face much of the time….. his nickname was “Lumpy”.

  • black_dog_barking

    It looks like Gov Christie has lost a substantial amount of weight, perhaps to bolster his plans for a political future beyond the borders of New Jersey in 2016. The recent interest that federal prosecutors have shown in his activities may help him with that weight loss. Back in the Bush era both Karl Rove and Tom Delay lost considerable poundage during the months when they were under federal investigation for criminal activity. Something about that experience apparently acts as an effective appetite suppressant.

    • Ian

      Maybe soon when we’re all living under perfect surveillance the American obesity epidemic will be finally quelled!

  • LanceThruster

    Is it wrong that I occasionally feel sorry for him?

    He looks rather sad. I think, Schadenfreude aside, it’s normal to react sympathetically to another human being, even when they’re not that sympathetic a character themselves.

    • piratepat

      think of how he ran the NJ prosecutors office . . probably should be investigated.

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