— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) July 3, 2017
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent the weekend catching rays at the beach in Berkley Township, NJ, and now he’s catching heat on social media.
With his approval rating at 15 percent, and his state in the middle of a government shutdown due to a budget dispute, Christie and his family hit the beach —a public beach which is currently closed to the public as a result of the shutdown.
Everybody’s talking about Chris Christie but nobody’s asking if the beach is alright.
— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) July 3, 2017
I don’t think it’s possible for Americans to dislike politicians more than they do right now
Chris Christie: Hold my beer pic.twitter.com/h9V6Xt5sqG
— Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) July 3, 2017
I think Chris Christie can get his approval rating into negative numbers. Go, Big Chicken! Go for the gold!
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) July 3, 2017
What would Herman Melville have written on Chris Christie on a beach he closed
— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 3, 2017
I would have really been ok going through life without ever having seen pictures of Chris Christie frolicking on a beach.
— andy lassner (@andylassner) July 3, 2017
Thankful for the small things today. Like, for example, Chris Christie on-the-beach photos are from afar….VERY afar.
— Amy Siskind (@Amy_Siskind) July 3, 2017
This probably isn’t the first time a beach had to be shut down because of Chris Christie
— Jess Dweck (@TheDweck) July 3, 2017
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) July 3, 2017
Christie on the beach is such a quaint, old-school political scandal that you almost wish he had something to lose by getting caught.
— Andrew Das (@AndrewDasNYT) July 2, 2017
To be fair: Who among us has not closed an entire state beach system on 4th of July wknd and quietly opened it up to his or her own family?
— Jason Gay (@jasongay) July 2, 2017
Chris Christie: From Here to Eternity pic.twitter.com/Rxf6uZhjLW
— Nell Scovell (@NellSco) July 3, 2017
Trump: I am the master of bad optics. Nobody does bad optics like I do!
Christie: Hold my Twinkie.
— neontaster (@neontaster) July 3, 2017
shutting down gov’t for everyone else, but taking advantage of it for yourself…
This will make Christie a shoe in for Trump cabinet. https://t.co/6UlgSFsLb2
— Jesse Ferguson (@JesseFFerguson) July 2, 2017
Just look at us! Right and left. Conservative and liberal. All coming together to bash Chris Christie. We are truly one America 🇺🇸
— Marie Connor (@thistallawkgirl) July 2, 2017
Incredible to watch Chris Christie lean into Jersey’s hatred. He’s gonna like buy all the Taylor Ham in the state and hoard it
— slackbot (@pareene) July 2, 2017
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