In an appearance on this morning's Fox and Friends, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) was asked about a potential visit to the state by Mitt Romney. Christie was pissed:
"I have no idea, nor am I the least bit concerned or interested. ... I've got a job to do here in New Jersey that's much bigger than presidential politics. ... If you think right now I give a damn about presidential politics, then you don't know me."
But really, the only thing worth noting from Day 1 of the Republican National Convention is that Chris Christie, Republican governor of New Jersey, appeared during his keynote speech to be at his heaviest weight since bursting onto the national political scene several years ago -- and members of the media were less than compassionate.
Introduced to the Michigan delegation at the convention Tuesday morning by a woman from a restaurant trade group, Christie could not resist.
"Did she just ask if I'm aware of the restaurant industry? Seriously?" Christie deadpanned. "Yes, I am mildly aware of the restaurant industry, in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut. Yeah, the entire region!"
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em -- in a new, Seinfeldian comedy sketch released by Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, he pokes fun at his exasperation with Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker and his superhero exploits. But when Mitt Romney calls, there's one situation for which Booker isn't prepared...
Dreams Do Come True of the Day: "Cry and you shall receive" probably isn't the best lesson to teach a five-year-old, but maybe just this once: According to the Wall Street Journal, New Jersey governor Chris Christie will sign a proclamation today making Jesse Koczon -- the then-three-year-old who was teased for being too small to be New Jersey'