Wednesday, September 28, 2011

It ain't over til the fat man sings

Hopefully, Chris Christie will keep his word and will not run for president. It’s not that I am afraid he might win. I’m afraid he might die.

The man is morbidly obese and the rigors of a presidential campaign are excruciating. His heft puts him at serious risk. He’s a young man with a family. Too risky.

That said, I don’t think Christie ultimately could pass the Tea Party/GOP litmus test. Remember, he appointed a Muslim judge and said talk of Sharia law was “crazy.” Christie is soft on guns and gay marriage and he might actually believe in science saying “global warming is real.”

His pugnacious style reminds me of what Rick Perry could be if he really tried.

OK. I’m wrong. Too subtle. Both are bullies. Of course, that defines the Tea Party BFF. Bullies.

Here’s my strong suggestion for Gov. Christie: take a pass this election cycle, get healthy and make a run in four years. Then we could all have some fun.

Meanwhile, cut the coy crap.


George said...

Both Christie and Perry are tough SOBs -- as long as they are surrounded by state troopers. That fits my definition of bully.

The South Plainsman said...

LOL. Give a poor fat guy a break.

Many Tea party folks are beginning to move toward Cain, the racist SOBs.

Fred Meredith said...

Glad to see you are still up to the same fun stuff, George. I'm betting you didn't spend many of our 90+ triple-digit days down here. Send me a bicycle story or at least a letter to the editor.

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