Awkward vid of the day: Barbara Walters asks Chris Christie if he’s too overweight to be president

posted at 6:01 pm on December 12, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

I hardly even know what to say about this one.

 

Christie seems to take it pretty well — he’s never really been much for political correctness or beating around the bush — and basically just dismisses the question, shooting back that his weight hasn’t impeded his ability to work vigorous 18-hour days in the crisis-management wake of Hurricane Sandy (his popularly-received-in-New-Jersey handling of which he’s clearly missing no opportunity to tout, as he still has to win his gubernatorial election in 2013).

Other than that, though, this is kind of a non-sequitur for me, so I’ll just pose a couple of questions for you guys. Are people saying that Christie couldn’t be president because of his weight? I’m sure it would’ve come up eventually, given that he’s obviously keeping a weather eye on a 2016 run for the GOP presidential nominee, but I didn’t realize we had already started down that road, and I can’t see that it’s done anything to hamper his political career so far. And another thing: Christie doesn’t sound offended, but was it a legitimate question, or was it a little too shallow/beyond the pale? Could an interviewer ever get away with asking such a thing of a woman politician (although, Walters apparently asked Hillary Clinton about her hairstyle for the same series, so, wash?), or is it Christie’s candid and bombastic personality that makes it okay? Or do we all just need to stop being so dang sensitive about this type of thing?


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Hey..If Airforce 1 can lift O’bozo’s ego…

WryTrvllr on December 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM

The one word answer to that is “Taft.”

PersonFromPorlock on December 12, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Let’s as William Howard Taft.

rbj on December 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM

A person’s weight shouldn’t disqualify them from being President. That is discriminatory.

However, a persons weight, with the exception of a medical condition, does effect the way a person may feel about their judgement capabilities. I think it shows lack of self control. And face it, Christie is MORBIDLY obese. He’s not just a bit overweight.

portlandon on December 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM

I wish he would have told her “the country elected a smoker, which is worse, Babs?”

salem on December 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM

He couldn’t be an Astronaut.

That’s about it.

portlandon on December 12, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Are people saying that Christie couldn’t be president because of his weight?

Yes. It’s silly IMO. His being fat isn’t the problem. Being a liberal is more of one.

It will matter though for the same reason that a balding guy, or a short guy would have problems. Physical appearance is becoming more and more important to presidential candidates.

sharrukin on December 12, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Honestly he is about the average size of a Chicago cop.

tom daschle concerned on December 12, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Why is she pretending to be bothered by asking this question. The woman revels in this.

Barbara Walters. Are you too old to be that phony? Haven’t you grown into your own skin yet?

Capitalist Hog on December 12, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Those two ninnies are disgusting.

…”and deseevedly so…” – sure, witch, it made the Oaf Chief again.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 6:09 PM

“Go have another donut! Go have another donut!” she added.

forest on December 12, 2012 at 6:10 PM

These leftists in the media are evil.

jawkneemusic on December 12, 2012 at 6:11 PM

“I don’t know, Barbie. You’re an alcoholic yet you’re also a highly-paid talking head, so my weight shouldn’t be a problem. Any more questions, you lisping, botoxed dwarf?”

Bishop on December 12, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Christie should’ve responded by saying that if somebody with a speech impediment can be a broadcaster for decades surely a fat man can be president.

Mark1971 on December 12, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Stupid question … nobody wants Christie to be president, and it has nothing to do with his morbid obesity.

Pork-Chop on December 12, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Why is she pretending to be bothered by asking this question. The woman revels in this.

Barbara Walters. Are you too old to be that phony? Haven’t you grown into your own skin yet?

Capitalist Hog on December 12, 2012 at 6:09 PM

tough to do when it sags more every day

WryTrvllr on December 12, 2012 at 6:13 PM

“Suggestions that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi should step aside from her position based on her age are discriminatory.”

Nancy Pelosi: I’m not too old for the job, whippersnapper!

NBC News’ Luke Russert brought down hellfire and brimstone today when he asked 72-year-old Nancy Pelosi, who plans to continue in her position of House minority leader, if she was too old to hold on to her job in the Democratic leadership — and specifically whether it “hurts the party in the long term.” Pelosi, flanked by female House members she dubbed her “sisters,” did not enjoy the question.

“Next!” the California congresswoman yelled out, as the Greek chorus called out “Discrimination!”

Pelosi followed up: “You’ve always asked that question, except to Mitch McConnell.”

Maybe that’s because the Senate minority leader is still wet behind the ears: He’s 70.

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Honestly he is about the average size of a Chicago cop.

tom daschle concerned on December 12, 2012 at 6:08 PM

See this section – scroll down

And then there’s…The USA

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 6:13 PM

So, Michael Moore is out?

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM

His weight isn’t an issue with me, but his liberalism is.

Rose on December 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

The Jersey Christ will be lucky to be Governor next year if Booker runs…..much less President…….UNLESS he switches parties.

That would be fat!!

PappyD61 on December 12, 2012 at 6:16 PM

His weight isn’t an issue with me, but his liberalism is.

Rose on December 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Just like Obama’s hue is irrelevant.

Schadenfreude on December 12, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Maybe if he hadn’t publicly fellated Obama into a second term he might actually have a shot in 2016.

The Count on December 12, 2012 at 6:16 PM

“Gee, Babs, I don’t know. Are you too senile to be a television personality?”

RoadRunner on December 12, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Sheila Jackson Lee would prolly EARNED being fat.

PappyD61 on December 12, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Prolly say he earned being fat.

iPad thingy.

PappyD61 on December 12, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Typical leftist setup. “A lot of people wonder… insert setup question”.

They can never actually find these “lot of people”, but they always ask something that will set up their narrative.

ButterflyDragon on December 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Let’s as William Howard Taft.

rbj on December 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Hey, I wonder whatever happen to his custom bathtub that was installed in the White House…he got stuck in it on Inauguration Day and had to be pried out of it by WH staff.

If I remember correctly, he wanted to put it upstairs, but it was made of marble and was sooooo huge that the engineers said that it would prolly be a better idea to keep on the ground floor…where it would wind up anyway. The move did mean that the guy, who had hoped to get a full-time position as “White House Ceiling Patcher-Up’er,” never got the gig.

lol

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

The one word answer to that is “Taft.”

PersonFromPorlock on December 12, 2012 at 6:03 PM

.

Let’s as William Howard Taft.

rbj on December 12, 2012 at 6:04 PM

.
Late to the thread, so you beat me to it.

listens2glenn on December 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Weight isn’t a problem when it comes to Christie’s presidential run.. the screwing over Romney is. BTW, I certainly hope people aren’t seriously considering him in 2016 after his li’l makeout session with Barry after Hurricane Sandy. He can just remain the governor of the state that produced Snooki for all I care.

Illinidiva on December 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Funny I don’t remember Baba Wawa asking Moochele if her caboose was to big for her to be FLOTUS.

chewmeister on December 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Someone should ask Bahbah if she isn’t a little too feeble minded to be behind a microphone after all these years. She’s so droll I don’t for the life of me understand why anyone watches her anymore.

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

if he’s too overweight to be president

Yes.

As well as being too immature (Obama/Sprinsteen phonecall) as well as too dumb (taking helicopter to son’s baseball game).

Next question.

Norwegian on December 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Hey, I wonder whatever happen to his custom bathtub that was installed in the White House…he got stuck in it on Inauguration Day and had to be pried out of it by WH staff.

If I remember correctly, he wanted to put it upstairs, but it was made of marble and was sooooo huge that the engineers said that it would prolly be a better idea to keep on the ground floor…where it would wind up anyway. The move did mean that the guy, who had hoped to get a full-time position as “White House Ceiling Patcher-Up’er,” never got the gig.

lol

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

.
Thanks for posting that. That’s history I wasn’t aware of. : )

listens2glenn on December 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM

The one word answer to that is “Taft.”

PersonFromPorlock on December 12, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Sorry, but Taft would have had no chance to win a presidential election in our day and age. None. Zip.

Sad, but true.

Norwegian on December 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

And another thing: Christie doesn’t sound offended, but was it a legitimate question, or was it a little too shallow/beyond the pale?

I don’t think these kind of questions hurt politicians if they provide good answers to them. In fact, I would argue awkward or pointed questions in an interview or debate provide politicians with an excellent opportunity to address their own perceived weaknesses and can help them tackle problems or issues voters have with them.

lexhamfox on December 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

They can never actually find these “lot of people”, but they always ask something that will set up their narrative.

ButterflyDragon on December 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Yea, but no one ever calls them on it. Christie should have said really? I haven’t seen that poll. All the liberal media has to do is make an assumption, spit it out as fact, and voila! You have public opinion to report about. Lunatics.

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Christie is a back-stabbing, traitorous blowhard who needs to just go away and never be heard from again. He’s slime. Pond scum. Flotsam. A Barky-loving America-hater.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on December 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Did she ask Obozo if he smoked too much or if he lied too much or if he ever thought he could tell the truth just one time? I think Christie first of all, really knows how to throw his weight around and knows exactly what to do. I cannot see where his weight has been a problem at all. He should have asked her something like, OH, I don’t know, what are the weight requirements, are there weight requirements? I did not know there were weight restrictions. Can’t he just use his weight that is on his birth certificate? At least he has one.

j bo on December 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

I also don’t understand why grown men, particularly those in politics who may someday wish to represent our country, and especially those who already do, would go sit under a giant V without the slightest clue of how ridiculous it makes them look. Do they even know what the V stands for ? DOH!

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

hey wawa, how bout asking obozo how his prior drug use affected his interactions with his daughters.

or, why was uncle reggie always around when mommy was away?

renalin on December 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Waiting for 2016 fav Hillary to be asked if her ass is too fat to be President

philw1776 on December 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Ain’t too much flab, it’s way too much blah.
But if it’s the weight that you must hate-
he could dine on naught but fish, but it’s still way too much squish.

M240H on December 12, 2012 at 6:31 PM

blah- blab

dang.

M240H on December 12, 2012 at 6:32 PM

If Nan was qualified to be speaker…. then surely Christie’s weight should not matter. Heck I wouldn’t trust Nan driving a short bus.

CW on December 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

… or why was uncle reggie always around when mommy was away?

renalin on December 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

For the same reason Valerie is always there when Barry ain’t.

M240H on December 12, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Chris Creosote.

Bmore on December 12, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Christie should have asked how such a lightweight as Walters got so much fame.

CW on December 12, 2012 at 6:35 PM

As soon as Christie starts being honest with himself and switch parties, Barbara won’t have any problem with his size.

Alabama Infidel on December 12, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Barbara Walters is too irrelevant to interview Chris Christie.

RadClown on December 12, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Hey Barbara, are you too ugly to be a host?

Do you have too big a speech impediment to be a host?

The Rogue Tomato on December 12, 2012 at 6:41 PM

How are the ‘Sandy’ victims doing Gov…?

… Everyone have what they need?

Seven Percent Solution on December 12, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Barbara, I bet you worn out a few casting couches on your way up.

Alabama Infidel on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Let us see today the media put stories out about Rubio going bald and Christie is too fat to be president.

2016 has already begun folks for the Progressives.

William Eaton on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

I think a big part of Christie’s weight is his massive ego.

mr.blacksheep on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

over half the country is overweight.

if he can get all overweight voters he wins the election.

gerrym51 on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

She’s too female to be a reporter.

29Victor on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Chris Christie is too fat.
Marco Rubio is too bald.
Bobby Jindal is too brown.
Rand Paul is too short.
Bob McDonnell is too Southern.
Paul Ryan is too um… crap still gotta figure out that one. LADYPARTS! Obamaphone! Squirrrrelllllllllllllll!

Gingotts on December 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM

“I don’t know, Barbie. You’re an alcoholic yet you’re also a highly-paid talking head, so my weight shouldn’t be a problem. Any more questions, you lisping, botoxed dwarf?”

Bishop on December 12, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Hahaha. She has donkey teeth also.

SparkPlug on December 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM

I don’t have a problem w/ Christie’s weight-I’m married to a wonderful guy who’s short and fat- but I have…huge problems with his liberalism.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2012 at 6:47 PM

If he wants to run for President then his health becomes fair game because as we’ve learned everything is fair game if you have an R next to your name. (Not so much for D’s.) In his current role, no, I think she should have let him alone. The voters of New Jersey knew they were getting an overweight governor and still chose him over the physically fit and terminally incompetent Jon Corzine. His weight’s not relevant to Jersey voters at this point unless something happens to make it an issue.

Jill1066 on December 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Can you IMAGINE if this had been a Man asking a Woman about Her weight?!!?!!

LOL

Will the absurdity Never end?!!!

bridgetown on December 12, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Hey, BaBaWaWa, Obama is too liberal to be president and yet……..

Bitter Clinger on December 12, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Paul Ryan is too um… crap still gotta figure out that one. LADYPARTS! Obamaphone! Squirrrrelllllllllllllll!

Gingotts on December 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Paul Ryan is too boring

etc., etc., etc….

Look some of us may have reasons to dislike Christie or Rubio, but weight or losing ones hair is not one of them, but for the progressives they know the low information voters are easily influenced by mockery. It is like high school all over again.

William Eaton on December 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

He’s pretty stupid to think the MSM was going to be nice to him forever.

Punchenko on December 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

What happened to … Fat is where its at?

Moochie ?

FlaMurph on December 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Typical leftist setup. “A lot of people wonder… insert setup question”.

They can never actually find these “lot of people”, but they always ask something that will set up their narrative.

ButterflyDragon on December 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Have you ever watched Fox? I dare you to take a shot everytime you hear the phrase “some people say.”

libfreeordie on December 12, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Can you IMAGINE if this had been a Man asking a Woman about Her weight?!!?!!

LOL

Will the absurdity Never end?!!!

bridgetown on December 12, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Yes I can…if the woman is a Republican.

William Eaton on December 12, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Hey, BaBaWaWa, Obama is too liberal to be president and yet……..

Bitter Clinger on December 12, 2012 at 6:50 PM

I hate sharing a first name with that ancient idiot.
*Yes-there are people that refer to me as ‘Babawah’.*

annoyinglittletwerp on December 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I think a big part of Christie’s weight is his massive ego.

mr.blacksheep on December 12, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Hahahaha, yes, but if that were the case, Obama would weight a gazillion pounds!

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Pic of the Day: Unions = Brotherhood = Brotherly Love?

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM

.
Ya think anyone in the Pravda state run media
will interview that poor hot dog guy ?

FlaMurph on December 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM

“Gosh, I dunno Barbara—-are you too fugly to be allowed outside without a leash and muzzle?”
Imagine THAT rejoinder, for a moment.

High time that someone b****slap Ms Walters (verbally, at least) on camera. His approval ratings would probably rise 15% overnight.

orangemtl on December 12, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Christie should’ve responded by saying that if somebody with a speech impediment can be a broadcaster for decades surely a fat man can be president.

Mark1971 on December 12, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Ding, ding, ding! We’ve got a winner!

Priscilla on December 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Have you ever watched Fox? I dare you to take a shot everytime you hear the phrase “some people say.”

libfreeordie on December 12, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Do you watch Fox? If so, start keeping a list and report back tomorrow. If not, start drinking.

darwin on December 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Christie’s weight is not an issue to me, but they’re going to throw it out there as an issue just like they threw out the accusations against any of the other GOP candidates. They start hitting them before they even leave the gates. It’s all part of the plan, trying to taint a candidate as unelectable before he or she even decides to run. Watch what happens if he decides to jump in the race, he’ll be endlessly ridiculed about his weight.

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM

I want her to ask Cankles Clinton if she’s too fat, shrill, & ugly . O yea, and if she’s qualified.

mactoid on December 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM

He should have asked Walters if she was too old to do interviews.

darwin on December 12, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Hey Babs,how does it feel to be known as a Mud Shark?

docflash on December 12, 2012 at 7:14 PM

If I were Christie, I would have answered her question with this:

“Why, no. Just like your speech impediment wasn’t an obstacle to you gaining a foothold in the broadcasting field as a “reporter”, right Baba Wawa?

Opposite Day on December 12, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Honestly he is about the average size of a Chicago cop.

tom daschle concerned on December 12, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Or a Union business agent.

EdmundBurke247 on December 12, 2012 at 7:20 PM

docflash on December 12, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Inappropriate. Take it somewhere else, pal.

M240H on December 12, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Come to think of it, Christie’s weight might be an issue . . . but only if Bab’s intellect would prevent her from being a reporter.

EdmundBurke247 on December 12, 2012 at 7:22 PM

FlaMurph on December 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Nah, but from what I understand the guy is famous in Lansing. It’s pretty pathetic that a man cannot go and sell hotdogs to people assembled on public property without getting his business destroyed and being called an “Uncle Tom” and “n*gger.”

He was serving pro and ANTI-RTW protestors. He wasn’t there for political reasons. Just a semi-retired, African-American man trying to supplement his income to provide a better life for his family.

Thugs. If I were the judge, I’d sentence those pr1cks to more than just jail time. It would be time for some shaming. They’d be standing on the busiest corner in town everyday for a few weeks or months holding signs like this:

“I destroyed Clint Tarver’s hotdog stand because I want to silence those that disagree with me!”

“I called Clint Tarver a ‘n*gger’ because he serves people of all colours on public property!”

“I believe that black men like Clint Tarver are ‘Uncle Toms’ and should be put out of business if they refuse to hang a sign that says ‘Non-Progs, No Service” or “Non-Progs need not apply.”

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 7:24 PM

The most interesting thing about this story is there are apparently people who still believe Christie can be a successful Presidential candidate. Sorry…. Obama and Hurricane Sandy made that impossible.

As for the Rubio story, it was hilarious because did anyone not know Rubio was balding, and Esquire thought this was a huge scoop. It hurts him a little because we’re such a shallow society and both Ryan and Jindal have full heads of hair. But it is a silly lark, not a fatal meme. Although both Rubio and Ryan could use makeovers.

Illinidiva on December 12, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Christie’s weight is not an issue to me, but they’re going to throw it out there as an issue just like they threw out the accusations against any of the other GOP candidates. They start hitting them before they even leave the gates. It’s all part of the plan, trying to taint a candidate as unelectable before he or she even decides to run. Watch what happens if he decides to jump in the race, he’ll be endlessly ridiculed about his weight.

scalleywag on December 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM

I don’t mean to undercut your point (it’s a great one), but the conservative side is doing fine on its own when it comes to damaging potential GOP candidates.

Christie? “We can’t have him as our nominee because he did his job as governor and momentarily embraced the POTUS whom we dislike with intensity…”

Same with Rand Paul (aligned too much with his father, who the GOP doesn’t like), same with Jeb Bush, same with Palin, Huntsman, Perry, etc. Every chance the GOP/conservative media gets to undermine a potential candidate for higher office, they take it.

That’s not to say the liberal media/Democrat party WON’T make an issue of Christie’s weight if he runs for President (they obviously will), but it would be more reassuring if our side didn’t constantly make knee-jerk reactions to every political figure/issue cropping up. Leave it to the leftists, already.

Aizen on December 12, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Gee, I dunno, Barbara.

Are you too speech impaired to be a TV presenter?

JohnGalt23 on December 12, 2012 at 7:34 PM

MAEROSE: REPUBLICANS DON’T HAVE ENOUGH RESPECT FOR KWANZAA E11111eventy!11!11!11!”

“Is there not an appreciation for the Jewish holidays? The Christmas holiday? Kwanzaa? All the other things that families come together around? Bonding rituals important to the strength of our society? Do we not care about that? Well, the American people do. And they want to shop for it.”

- Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on the house floor, today

Riiiiiiight! The American people want to rush out and shop for a holiday that they probably can’t spell and Republicans are supposed to be all respectful like of a “holiday” created by Black Nationals and Separatists in the US in the 1960s. Why don’t we celebrate Fort Sumner Day, too?

Next thing I know she’s going to be whining that we need to replace the American flag with the Mexican flag to celebrate “Cinco de Mayo,” which most Mexican-Americans, apparently, believe is Mexican Independence Day. It’s not. Cinco de Mayo was a “holiday” dreamed up by an advertising agency on Madison Avenue to sell beer. It marks the day of the “great national Mexican Battle of Puebla” – talk about winning the battle, but losing the war! –

Oh, wait, never mind…

Resist We Much on December 12, 2012 at 7:46 PM

Mention age to Pelosi, et al, indignation ensues.

RAGIN CAJUN on December 12, 2012 at 7:46 PM

Have you ever watched Fox? I dare you to take a shot everytime you hear the phrase “some people say.”

libfreeordie on December 12, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Sure.

Say don’t you have your man boy love group meeting? Gtfo. You advocate for sex between adults and minors. You’re gross.

CW on December 12, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Why hasn’t anyone asked Barbara if she is too old and ugly to be a TV Hostess asking personal questions of others?? What a colossal nerve she has! No brains, but nerve! She should quit that stupid show she has with those other Hags in the afternoon and take fat-ass Whoopi Goldberg with her. Whoopi is probably farting all over the set and others don’t tell her to stop in fear of being called “RACISTS”! With their audience of Morons, that has to be the worst show on TV. Get rid of them!!

Jersey Dan on December 12, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Remember when she asked Obama if he was too black to be President?

Oh…

JohnJ on December 12, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Aizen I’m a fairly socially moderate R girl. For instance, I have no problem with gay marriage. But I have a problem with what Chris Christie did with Obama after Sandy. It went way beyond a simple thank you and the cynic in me thinks that Christie was told if he did this for Obama he’d.. wink, wink get helped out with media attention and Barry’s indifference toward the NJ Gov. Race. There are better candidates for President.. Ryan and Rubio.. who didn’t spend time french kissing Obama.

Illinidiva on December 12, 2012 at 8:00 PM

How this Wa Wa women keeps a job is a mystery. She is one of the most insulting back biting person in the media.

mixplix on December 12, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Er….so it’s okay for a FEMALE to ask a MALE about his weight, but God help you if you should mention a WOMAN’S WEIGHT?

GarandFan on December 12, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Maybe since he’s so in synch with his Muzzie pals, he should fast like it was Ramadan every month. Then maybe he’d shed some pounds.

WhatSlushfund on December 12, 2012 at 8:08 PM

What the hell is wrong with these people? I mean, seriously. It’s like they don’t have an ounce of common sense or tact.

Murf76 on December 12, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Honestly, being morbidly obese IS a serious health issue. Being that fat puts you at a much higher risk for all kinds of problems.

Why are some of you getting all up in a tizzy over this subject being raised? It’s similar to asking if someone is too old to run.

Anyway, I have no interest in badmouthing people simply for being fat. Being fat is their own choice, and if they’re happy living that way, then I couldn’t care less. I only care when they start demanding things like wider airplane seats (eventually resulting in higher airline prices for the rest of us who know how to eat properly).

bluegill on December 12, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Christie should have just asked Babs if she wasn’t too old, plastic, and feeble to be on TV.

sgtstogie on December 12, 2012 at 8:38 PM

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