Writing the book on how to commit career suicide
Could be....however, I think a more obvious explanation is the attempt to diminish the fat guy's standing in the Republican Party. The Vice President gets a pass on just about all his foot in mouth events....Obama, on his trip to Burma, manhandles and mispronounced the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner who has led the struggle for a free and democratic Burma. Obama also botched the name of his official host, Burmas reformist new president, Thein Sein. Write down how many times you read about that as opposed to how many time Chris Cristie's name makes the Mainstream news.