“When we he heard that Mark Zuckerberg would be holding his first-ever political fundraiser for Chris Christie, we were just shocked,” said Becky Bond, political director for progressive group CREDO, who helped stage a 50-person protest outside the social media giant’s Palo Alto home…

That a Republican governor who struck down a bill to legalize same-sex marriage and vetoed funding for Planned Parenthood could get support from a figure like Zuckerberg — whose company was the first social media organization to receive a GLAAD award — is the latest frustration for Democrats who see Christie’s state and national popularity as a mask for his conservative record.

“There’s a huge gulf between the carefully constructed image Christie puts forth in manufactured YouTube videos and puff pieces with Piers Morgan or David Letterman where he talks about Springsteen and the Mets and Christie’s real record in New Jersey” said Joshua Henne, a Democratic strategist who helped organize a “#UnfriendChristie” social media campaign, led by groups like the New Jersey Communications Workers of America, during the governor’s trip through California…

“You may only know what Christie’s last media appearances were,” said Bond, who led the CREDO protestors in chants like, “Hey, Facebook, Shame on you. Christie hurts women and now you do, too.”