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Gov. Chris Christie

Fightin' Words

On the Jersey Shore

7/6/2012 10:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE



0_2yjedc81_0_7ipzit1lThings got downright HOSTILE on the Jersey Shore last night -- with NJ Governor Chris Christie getting into a heated verbal altercation right on the boardwalk ... and it was all caught on tape.

Gov. Christie (R-NJ) was hangin' with his family in Seaside Heights ... and had just ordered an ice cream cone when a passerby fired off some snide comments about Christie's policy on education.

Christie got PISSED -- and while clutching his cone, shouted back at the guy, "You're a real big shot ... you're a real big shot shootin' your mouth off."

The man shouted back, "Nah, just take care of the teachers!"

The comment only inflamed Christie ... who aggressively marched towards the guy and warned, "Keep walkin' away ... really good ... keep walkin'."

Soon after, someone in Christie's party put his arm around the 49-year-old and escorted him in the other direction.

FYI -- Christie, one of the prime contenders for the Republican Vice Presidential nomination, has recently signed legislation expanding public funding for charter schools ... a decision that has infuriated some who would prefer the money go towards struggling public schools.

Christie's temper has been making headlines after he called a reporter "stupid" and an "idiot" on Saturday for asking off-topic questions at a news conference.

Christie's camp had no comment on the story.

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466.

SK    

I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!
DemoRats can't take it when you get right back in there face because they can only make stupid talking points that are lies.
Also, kids are getting dumber and guess who's educating them (Public School Teachers Union)

651 days ago
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bud.e@hotmail.com    

ya. no sugar coating max. just pure unadulterated BLUBBER. blabber on blubberman. yowzuh!

651 days ago
468.

Don    

Christie is a buffoon!! Do you really want him as your Governor or VP? Sad human being no impulse control needs anger management!!

651 days ago
469.

R E D O X     

Christie would do ANYTHING to get into the White House , except climb those stairs !

651 days ago
470.

flashtrum    

The libs on here that can do nothing but make fun of his weight or point it out are typical. Libs can't let facts get in the way of their arguments. Let's make fun of Obama's ears. Or Pelosi never meeting a needle of botox she didn't like. Nah, I'd rather focus on their failed policies and out of control spending that still has the country with over 10 percent unemployment (8 doesn't count people who decided to stop sending e-resumes every day because there ARE no jobs).
You guys keep acting like juveniles on a bus - get out of the way and let a real man fix this nonsense.

651 days ago
471.

RichZ    

The guy was obviously an over paid teacher or state employee of some sort. A Civil Service Union Goon upset because he is being asked to pay a SMALL part of his fair share towards his benifits. Most of these idiots don't do any kind of appreciable work and retire early with pensions that are more than the average New Jerseyan earns while still working. They have no regret that they are taxing private sector workers out of their jobs and homes.

651 days ago
472.

Ansonia    

BB NOT BB, Have you dealt with governor Christie personally? I'm asking because you don't mention your source of information, and you don't say anything as modest as "he appears to me to be....."

651 days ago
473.

Warren Massey    

I think he's MOB affiliated , or he thinks he is .

651 days ago
474.

Robert Iacomacci    

Screw you Putin, I ain't Kennedy or Nixon. Hey Joints Chiefs... Launch all our birds! **** EM

651 days ago
475.

Ansonia    

Re : Yarply's reply to my reply to comment 462

Question, Yarply : If Governor Christie maintained a manner of, say, sweet Midwestern niceness, but still signed legislation expanding public funding for schools in New Jersey that actually educate children (I.e., the charter schools), do you think the unionized teachers who are threatened by this legislation would be any kinder to Christie than unionized teachers have been to Scott Walker and his supporters out in Wisconsin? I mean no one has a humbler, duller manner than Scott Walker. But his sweet manners didn't keep the unions in Wisconsin from doing everything they could to bring him down. And that even though he was doing what he promised, if elected, he would do.
I don't think the world's most pleasant attitude would have kept Governor Christie from being a target for venom once he, in effect, put the education of children ahead of the desires of unionized teachers. I'm sure he knew the decision would cost him. But no one in his position could, in good conscience, do anything other than what he did.
If you're ever raising a child in an area in which the public schools are not great, and without the money to send your child to a private school, you'll look back in time and see Chris Christie in a completely different light.

651 days ago
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BB not bb    

Study the psychology of a psycopath. They have the ability to charm and influence people to agree with them. Many consider Hiter to have been a psycopath. He sure seems to have charmed the German people enough to turn them into a naiton of systematic killers. Oh if we kill off the Jews, all our probelmes will be solved . . . that sounds like if we take all the benefits from teachers, our children will all be Einsteins. Give me a break.


He has no respect for people who aren't on his team. To me, that is a sign of a psycopath. Yes this world is heading for the era of the antichrist, but if you see one coming, why should you not resist it?


What good has this guy done for the state of NJ at all ever? All I can think of is resisting gay marriage, which he then half renegged on by giving the couples more rights. He is a showman, a showboat, and a con artist if you ask me.


Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. He has an abunudance of bad language and tough talk for anyone who opposes him. Is that the quality of a good leader, someone who has no respect for the people around him? What if he has not resepct for other leaders and ends up being president? Hitler had no respect for other nations either. It was all about him, all about Germany, all about his own people.


I think this country is into psycopath worship. Serial killers are semi pop culture heros. People need to stop living in a fantasy world and look at the facts coherently. Maybe some people are just too scared to face a bully and would rather agree with him than look the fool.


It takes courage to stand for what is right. It takes fortitude. How many Americans still have these qualities? It is hard when no one respects you for being a good person any more. It is hard when the cowardly, weak and selfish are made the example for all to follow. People want a super hero to come in and save them when in fact, they need to step up and be the decent citizen that a democracy requires.

651 days ago
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heelers4me    

Good for him! Libs just can't stand that they are LOSING the entitlement battle. GO Governor Christi!

651 days ago
478.

BB not bb    

The problem is that the pack of dummies who think they are fighting the teachers to save the state economy and save the children from stupidity are not even informed about what the rules of tenure really mean or what the benefits to the teachers really are. They just jump on the bandwagon of going after the scapegoat, never mind that all of the money is being flushed away through special projects and earmarks that have nothing to do with the teachers. It is all about big business corporate interests and an actual destruction of the education system to keep people from having any hope of being capable and well informed intellectually.


NJ schools are top ranked, and for that matter, I think Wisconsin schools were well regarded also. Why are these schools being destroyed in favor of charter schools no less, which are usually run by Muslims who sneak their dumbed down agenda of hate and murder into the curriculum. This is the fourth reich rising. Instead of burning books, they are just destroying schools and teachers. Muslim madrassa charter schools might as well be Hitler youth indoctrination camps.


The people of Newark do not want their local schools destroyed so that they can go to five charter Muslim schoools all centralized in a tacher's village which is a self contained compound where the teachers live also. It sounds like a concentration camp or a reeducaiton camp.


People don't want this in NJ. People want Rutgers left alone and not torn up to be given to a bottom ranked school that wants to build a medical center and needs Rutger's money.


The state of NJ is going down the tubes thanks to Chris Christie. Yet the pack of dumpkopfs are still waving their banners of fascism and cheering him on. Heil heir Loudmouth.

650 days ago
479.

Dianna    

I consider Christi to be, nothing but a BULLY!

650 days ago
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Dianna    

I consider Christi to be, nothing but a BULLY!

650 days ago
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