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February 22nd, 2012
03:05 PM ET

Only In America: Piers Morgan on Chris Christie's Weight

During his exclusive visit with the Governor of New Jersey, Piers Morgan noted that Chris Christie seems to be balancing not only his office's budget, but also his bathroom scale.

"I couldn't help but noticing, I feel like you're slightly trimmer Governor," suggested Piers.

"I'm working on it," came Christie's reply. "We don't take any victory laps in this battle, Piers. I've been going through it for twenty plus years."

But as the Garden State Governor divulged details of an intermittent mission, and admitted to "starting to feel (my) own mortality," Morgan pondered the role of pounds in politics.

Citing examples of past presidents – most recently Bill Clinton – who had their share of struggles on the scale, Morgan suggested that pulling a little extra weight in Washington might not be such a bad thing.

"So, size matters – maybe it makes a politician more, not less, presidential. And maybe, just maybe, Chris Christie is getting in shape for a run in 2016. A real run."

In the words of Morgan, Only in America: "Either way, it shouldn't be the weight of his body that counts with the electorate. It should be the weight of his policies."

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  1. robert winn

    Chris christie's comment, that warren buffet should just send a check if he wants to contribute , tells what we all suspect about the republicans , namely that the fat cats want to hang on to their wealth whatever the cost . viva Obama !

    February 22, 2012 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • John Frykman

      I assume when you speak of the "fat cats" you are referring to the job creators in this country. The UK just increased their top rate on income tax to 50% and guess what? Revenues DROPPED! That's what you idiot lefties don't understand. People risk money to make money. No one's investing in job creation because we have a leftist in office who is doing everything in his power to destroy the middle class. The fat cats are already paying well over 80% of the taxes in this country, and you think that's unfair? Yes it is, when the bottom 50% pay NOTHING.

      February 22, 2012 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Nana

    Ron Paul for our next President the other three are war mongers wanting to break up America so they can get rich.
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    February 22, 2012 at 9:55 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    February 22, 2012 at 10:50 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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    Yeah, it's hard not to see red with these guys.I've proposed an International Ass-Kickin' Day , in which reevyone on Earth has to be kicked in the ass. Those of us with pain thresholds will take our whuppin' and shrug it off.And as for green German politicians and veryone else boy, would that make up for it!

    March 3, 2012 at 7:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
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