How’s Chris Christie coping with losing VP? Ask these smartasses on Twitter
Remember those days? When Chris Christie was circumspect about whether he even wanted to be vice president?
Frankly, it hasn't been a great week for Chris Christie.
First, one of his close allies and close friends, former Port Authority Chairman David Samson, pleaded guilty to bribery for shaking down United Airlines and having it arrange a flight that benefited ... well, nearly no one but him.
The same day, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced ex-lobbyist Jamie Fox — who Christie had appointed as the state’s transportation commissioner, one of several high-profile jobs he's had over time — was being charged with arranging the scheme.
Then, Friday, Donald Trump confirmed what everyone knew a day or so earlier — Christie, one of the Donald's most erstwhile supporters since dropping out of the presidential race himself — was being passed over as the GOP nominee for vice president.
How's he taking it?
Now, to be fair, there's still a lot Christie might do in a Trump administration. He's heading the presumptive GOP nominee's transition team, and he's an oft-mentioned contender for attorney general.
But if you ask Twitter ... today was a bummer for the governor.
At least he can take solace in in his music ...
Journalists working on the "What If" stories (like New Jersey 101.5's David Matthau) were a bit bummed:
Some swipes were directed a bit more at the top of the ticket than the guy who'd hoped for the bottom of it:
Some sounded like they legitimately felt sorry for Christie:
But certainly not all: