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Christie: Weight concerns “ridiculous”
The Hill ^ | 12/12/12 04:49 PM ET | Justin Sink

Posted on 12/13/2012 3:10:58 AM PST by Olog-hai

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said concerns that his weight would prevent him from serving as president were “ridiculous” in an interview set to air Wednesday.

In an interview for Barbara Walters’s “10 Most Fascinating People” series, the broadcast veteran asked the New Jersey governor how he would respond to “people who say that you couldn’t be president because you're so heavy.”

“That’s ridiculous, I mean, that’s ridiculous,” Christie responded. “I mean, I don’t know what the basis for that is.”

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: christie; election2016; fat; fatgovernor; obamahugs; obesity; rino; stupid
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1 posted on 12/13/2012 3:11:05 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

If a reporter asked an overweight woman [D] politician, they would have been called sexist ... and worse.

But he will never win.


2 posted on 12/13/2012 3:13:45 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Olog-hai

No Cripsy but being fat, dumb and a RINO will.


3 posted on 12/13/2012 3:15:51 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: Olog-hai
Hillary's ugliness shouldn't keep her out of the white house either but thankfully it will.
4 posted on 12/13/2012 3:30:25 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Olog-hai
Somehow, I don't think he can parlay the idea that you are prejudiced if you don't vote for the heavy guy as well as Obama pulled off the black vote, sham that that was.

But then, maybe the obese vote could bring him in, between the morbidly rotund, the fatcats, and America's well-fed poor...maybe he could get a coalition together.

Me, I just refuse to vote for liberals, no matter what brand they ride for.

5 posted on 12/13/2012 3:31:23 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Olog-hai

No matter what he says the general public won’t elect a fat cat politician.


6 posted on 12/13/2012 3:38:15 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: Olog-hai

Just play the newscasts of him kissing Obama’s butt after Sandy, that should kill his chances.


7 posted on 12/13/2012 3:41:55 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Olog-hai

His liberal RINOism prevents him.


8 posted on 12/13/2012 3:43:53 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: Olog-hai
The radio news reports here were using the phrase "run" for President (snicker). I see that the print news editors were careful to avoid using that word.

There are many other reasons that Christie should never be made President!

The fact that he's morbidly obese at least offers us the hope that he'll never win the Republican nomination. (The Democrat nomination is another question -- since fat, stupid people are one of the 'rat core constituencies.)

9 posted on 12/13/2012 3:50:12 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey, I think his weight is a plus. In fact if he’d win with Palin as VP, I’d send him a dozen of his favorite donuts daily.


10 posted on 12/13/2012 3:52:00 AM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: freedomfiter2

Two laps around Christi may become an olympic event in the next summer olympics.


11 posted on 12/13/2012 3:55:56 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Eye of Unk

President? This guy is going to have a hell of a time winning the governorship race later this year. My guess is Booker, the Newark Mayor, will be his opponent.


12 posted on 12/13/2012 3:57:49 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Venturer

Interestingly, despite his photo op with the POS, the two NJ counties hit hardest by the storm- Monmouth and Ocean- went solid red. As did Staten Island.


13 posted on 12/13/2012 4:01:09 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Olog-hai

There’s a reason they refer to his type of condition as morbidly obese.


14 posted on 12/13/2012 4:03:50 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Umm, I think Christie blew his chances with his slobbering suck-up performance with Obama. We Conservatives might have held our noses and pulled the lever for him before that totally embarrassing event. But, not now, never happen.


15 posted on 12/13/2012 4:04:28 AM PST by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: Olog-hai

William Howard Taft served as President and also nine years as Chief Justice of The Supreme Court of The United States.


16 posted on 12/13/2012 4:15:31 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Olog-hai

I actually saw his wife on TV yesterday, doing a PSA for their preferred charity for Sandy victims. She’s not too bad.


17 posted on 12/13/2012 4:26:18 AM PST by real saxophonist (Looking for the joke with a microscope)
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To: Olog-hai

The weight of liberal Rino ideology will prove to be to much however.


18 posted on 12/13/2012 4:29:04 AM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Only skinny ones!!


19 posted on 12/13/2012 4:38:24 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Sooth2222

Interesting. So it appears that Christie was not sucked into the vortex of the liberal black hole. He’s always been a RINO.


20 posted on 12/13/2012 5:28:38 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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