Christie Consoles Small Child on Twitter

This small child wants to be governor of New Jersey, but everyone tells him he's too small (or so he says in a backseat fit):


On Twitter today, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told him not to feel so bad: Screen shot 2011-03-31 at 4.31.17 PM.pngDuring his 2009 run for governor, Christie's weight became an issue. An ad run by incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine (D) said Christie "threw his weight around," and Corzine was called out for crossing a line. Christie has been known to make jokes, like this one, at his own expense.

Presented by

Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it. They are repulsed by it."

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

Video

What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

Video

Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

Video

Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

Video

How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

More in Politics

Just In