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Chris Christie Wept Over Springsteen Hug
Time Magazine ^ | Nov. 07, 2012 | By Emma O'Connor

Posted on 11/07/2012 6:22:05 PM PST by drewh

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie may have worked closely with President Obama in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but it appears he’s more emotionally invested in a different budding bromance. Christie admitted at a Monday briefing that he started “weeping” after he hugged Bruce Springsteen at NBC’s telethon for Sandy’s victims Friday night, the Record reported.

“We hugged,” Christie said to a crowd of relief volunteers in Monmouth County on Monday, according to the Record. “Yeah, we hugged and he told me it’s official-we're friends!'

Christie and Springsteen had met twice before, but their interactions had been limited to “formal pleasantries,” the Record noted. Their previously tense relationship may have stemmed from their opposing presidential preferences—Christie campaigned for GOP candidate Mitt Romney, while Springsteen was active in fundraisers for President Obama. Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, however, managed to bring the two Jersey boys together.

“I told the President today actually that the hug was great and that when we got home there was a lot of weeping because of the hug,” Christie said. “And the President said, ‘Why?’ I said, ‘Well, to be honest, I was the one weeping, everyone else was fine.’”

Obama gave Christie another chance to interact with his musical hero on Monday, when he handed Springsteen the phone while discussing storm relief with the N.J. governor, the AP reported.

Christie hinted at the briefing that his newfound friendship with The Boss will continue to blossom in the near future.

“Bruce has said he’s going to be here to help the community in New Jersey as soon as he gets off tour,” Christie said. “So I’m looking forward to spending some more time with him as we go forward.”

Christie joked it was “even better” to talk to Springsteen on Monday than it was to talk to Obama.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
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1 posted on 11/07/2012 6:22:10 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

Post-facto barf alert. No-talent hack “musician” and Ceratotherium governor embrace, and lacrimation ensues . . .


4 posted on 11/07/2012 6:25:07 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: drewh

What is with teses weepy dweebs... first Boner now Chrispy.. must be hormones


5 posted on 11/07/2012 6:25:29 PM PST by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: drewh

What a disgusting disgrace that slob is. The people of New Jersey must be so proud.

Then again, when you consider that New Jersey is the armpit of America, you can’t really expect any better.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 6:26:25 PM PST by Rammer
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To: drewh

This fat-slob must be peggin’ the Gaydar. Good luck NJ.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 6:27:25 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: drewh

Poor old Chris had a tough time of ot. Hurricane, runny mascara and I hope Obama didn’t leave a stain on his nice blue dress.


8 posted on 11/07/2012 6:27:46 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: Rammer

9 posted on 11/07/2012 6:28:24 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

So, what did the telethon with the pretentious has-been no-talent self-important mouthbreather Bruce Brainstrain do to alleviate the suffering of the storm victims?

As another storm bears down on them and the temperatures fall to freezing, they still have no shelter, no power, no gasoline, no lights, no food and no water.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 6:29:32 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Rammer

This fat turd Christie gave the election to Obama , what a traitor to America Christie is.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 6:29:39 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: drewh

omg

what a joke CC is

I guess CC is one of the sheeple who don’t know that “Born in the USA” is an anti-American screed


12 posted on 11/07/2012 6:32:06 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh

O M G, I am sick to death of men that cry.


13 posted on 11/07/2012 6:32:53 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: drewh

Yeah Christie weeps and all of America will be weeping one day as we remember his effort to put Obama in good light and take Benghazi off the front page.


14 posted on 11/07/2012 6:33:45 PM PST by Baynative
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To: drewh

The irony is that Springsteen must surely loathe Christie simply because of the (meaningless) “R” after his name. And here Christie is swooning.

Maybe even tingling.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 6:34:49 PM PST by TXBlair (What the crap is wrong with you, America???)
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To: drewh
Fat*ss Christy interrupts The One.
16 posted on 11/07/2012 6:39:49 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Trod Upon

To paraphrase Lenny Bruce, “The fat man’s a fag!”


17 posted on 11/07/2012 6:40:19 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: drewh
Chris Christi
Another weepy, touchy feely Man-boy getting in touch with his inner feminine side.

Where have all the real men gone?(besides you, Ann Coulter)

Aren't you reeel proud of your fatboy, Annie?

18 posted on 11/07/2012 6:40:34 PM PST by RedMonqey (America: It was a good run. Last conservative, Please turn off the lights...)
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To: drewh

Well I feel so much better now. Christie Kreme’s happiness is everything to me.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 6:42:48 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: drewh

A 400 pound weeping middle-aged Springsteen fan-boy.....you can’t make this stuff up. This is what the GOP was thinking of putting on the ticket as VP ? What a joke.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 6:44:22 PM PST by LongWayHome
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To: Trod Upon

“He probably would like to fellate Springsteen”

We know he did Obammy.


21 posted on 11/07/2012 6:45:48 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: LongWayHome

In 2016, if Crispy come anywhere near Pittsburgh, I’m travelling 2.5 hours to heckle his fat patoot.

So remember that, it might make the news.

Pittsburgh hecklers on Crispy. I’ve already got 2 takers.


22 posted on 11/07/2012 6:47:18 PM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh
Excess fat is associated with estrogen production. It is the reason morbidly obese males have vanishingly small penises and no noticeable testicles. It explains Christie behaving like a pubescent teeny-bopper girl. He is turning into one.
23 posted on 11/07/2012 6:50:04 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: drewh

Romney wept when Christy critter was hugging Obummer.


24 posted on 11/07/2012 6:51:42 PM PST by cruise_missile (')
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To: drewh

"I'll stab any Republican in the back for you.
For you. For you. Just give me more food."

25 posted on 11/07/2012 6:54:53 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: drewh

Please let Christie run for the Democratic nomination in 2016


26 posted on 11/07/2012 7:03:29 PM PST by Homer1
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To: rbmillerjr

I think of the kind of leader’s we used to have like: Ike, McAuthur, Patton, Reagan....and then I look at CC, man.


27 posted on 11/07/2012 7:08:46 PM PST by LongWayHome
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To: drewh

I don’t know what’s wrong with ME, but I never did get Springsteen. The ugly bastard couldn’t SING his way out of a wet tissue paper teepee, to MY tastes! But hey, different strokes.....


28 posted on 11/07/2012 7:08:46 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: drewh

I do NOT see what Ann Coulter saw in that fat slob of a man. I wonder what 0bama promised him if he did the huggy thingy or maybe bamster had some goods on this loud mouth gov and it was blackmail..pardon the pun...In any case that injudicious move hurt Romney badly.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 7:09:54 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: drewh

They deserve each other. I am embarrassed by both of their actions. Bruce almost fainting in front of Obama. I wonder if these two knew what the outcome would be and how much involved they were.


30 posted on 11/07/2012 7:15:03 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: hinckley buzzard

I didn’t know any man THAT fat could even fine his Peeniwinkel, as our little grandson called it when he was learning to talk.


31 posted on 11/07/2012 7:15:43 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: Homer1

At his wt, he won’t live that long. His heart will not be able to take it.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 7:16:44 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: drewh

I’ve wept over Springsteen ever since Born in the U.S.A. Since then, it’s been varying degrees of garbage from him. He sold out, and now supports leftists like Obama to make himself feel better about it.


33 posted on 11/07/2012 7:17:32 PM PST by cdcdawg
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To: drewh

What a disgusting fat POS.

He as no shame.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 7:22:38 PM PST by redfreedom
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Christie and Springsteen: Rump Rangers of the New Jersey shore. Man love is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? (gag)
35 posted on 11/07/2012 7:29:35 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: drewh
He needs to hook up with Boehner.


36 posted on 11/07/2012 7:30:42 PM PST by Bratch
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To: drewh

Disgusting liberal celebrity-lover.


37 posted on 11/07/2012 7:44:37 PM PST by Vinomori
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To: drewh

Christie can drop dead as far as I’m concerned...spare me the false righteousness.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 7:56:14 PM PST by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: Tucker39

same here


39 posted on 11/07/2012 7:57:25 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: drewh

a male adult with rock star idolatry? How embarrassing for him. The fact that he’s an elected “leader”....how embarrassing for us.


40 posted on 11/07/2012 7:57:41 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: drewh

There was a time, well, never when I would cry about meeting Bruce, but maybe when I would have thought it was kind of cool, when I would have even asked him, “Courteney Cox...did you hit it?”. That time is probably almost twenty years in the past, it it’s not there already. Basically anything since he decided he was permanently the new Pete Seeger is not of interest to me.


41 posted on 11/07/2012 8:02:16 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: cdcdawg

Springsteen is a no-talent sweathog. He’s only written about three original songs in his “career”, the rest are just derivatives of those, mostly trying to relive high school and how great it was.

It wasn’t. And I didn’t even have to go to school in New Jersey to know that.


42 posted on 11/07/2012 8:33:36 PM PST by beelzepug ("0bama is a feckless crapweasel")
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To: drewh

Fat SOB


43 posted on 11/07/2012 8:49:30 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Change your clocks today and your President on Tuesday")
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To: drewh

F Christie his wife and children.


44 posted on 11/07/2012 9:01:05 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: drewh

F Christie his wife and children.


45 posted on 11/07/2012 9:01:26 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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f his dog, cat and any goldfish.

I hope he has a heart attack to nite in his sleep.


46 posted on 11/07/2012 9:03:03 PM PST by NoLibZone ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic")
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To: drewh

Pray for NJ. now, snow is falling, up to six inches in areas still without power. Others aces where power has been restored, are losing power again, as trees and branches weakened by Sandy are falling everywhere.

This is Obama’s Katrina, but these folks are getting no media coverage.

It is a disaster, unprecedented in such a densely populated area.


47 posted on 11/07/2012 9:07:41 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: TXBlair

Maybe Bruce gave him a friendly goose while they were hugging.


48 posted on 11/07/2012 9:38:18 PM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Tucker39

“...I never did get Springsteen...”

His first two (maybe 3) albums are great, after that it is all cr*p.

What is funny to me is that nobody is making the connection with the name of this storm and Springsteen’s song “Sandy” which I think is actually called “Asbury Park 4th of July”.

It’s one of his best, but even hubby wasn’t getting it when I asked “do you think he’ll sing “Sandy” during the fundraiser?”

Oh yeah, and to borrow a phrase from the ONION, back in the McGreevey days - it looks like we have another tearful homosexual as gov. of NJ {sigh}.


49 posted on 11/07/2012 10:24:39 PM PST by jocon307
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To: RichInOC

“...he decided he was permanently the new Pete Seeger...”

Seeger is a stone cold communist but he is a much better singer than Bruce could ever dream of being. I think Seeger is less of a phony as well.

I read a piece on him in the New Yorker and it told of him standing on the road by his upstate home, holding a sign protesting the Iraq war (or whatever); all alone at whatever great age he is, in his 80s or something.

You won’t catch “the boss” doing that, now or ever.


50 posted on 11/07/2012 10:32:12 PM PST by jocon307
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