Politicians are faced with a great deal of pressure on a daily basis. Some can handle the heat, some cannot. And those who cannot often explode in a spectacular public display of emotion. These politicians’ meltdowns will have you laughing hysterically, or turning red with second-hand embarrassment.
Chris Christie Loves Nachos (And Yelling At Cubs Fans)
A Cubs game almost turned into a fighting match between fan Brad Joseph and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. When Joseph recognize Christie at game, he proceeded to tell him that he stinks and is a hypocrite. When Christie had enough, he approached Joseph (nachos still in hand) and told him to “have another beer.” At first, Joseph laughed, thinking the governor was joking around, but then he quickly realized how tense Christie was as he got inches away from Joseph’s face. Christie began to antagonize Joseph, calling him a “tough guy” and “big shot” and bumped Joseph’s knee aggressively with his leg. When he finally walked away, Joseph thanked the governor snidely for his opinion.
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