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July 2nd, 2012
09:59 AM ET

Tough Call! Did Gov. Chris Christie cross the line with 'stupid' comment?

New Jersey governor Chris Christie is known for his bold style when it comes to dealing with the press.  But, did he cross a line by calling a reporter "stupid" and an "idiot" at a recent event?

Take a look at the video above, and see who on our Starting Point panel you agree with!

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  1. Charles Mihalitsch

    The reporters were informed that it wasn't an open forum and were told to stay on this subject. Why it didn't stick in the reporter's mind is beyond me. Why American Uprising verbal attack with slander shows his intellect.

    July 2, 2012 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • AmericanUprising

      I am primarily attacking Christie because he is very much a type "A" and I mean A-Hole, personality. He, and his Republican sycophants, are enamored with his uncouth and rude demeanor that they believe shows him "fighting for the little guy". Problem with this thinking is that very few of today's Republicans "fight for the little guy" unless that little guy happens to be a major corporation making PAC donations! And it is not just this incident, he is an A-Hole to anyone who does not believe as he does, and my opinion is that we need a lot less of these Punks in politics. Eisenhower did not need to call people names as president because he was a giant among men before he entered politics. He was a great man and people wanted to be around him as a result. I'm sure he was type A too when it cam to personality, however, he was also a wise leader who understood that with great power did come great responsibility (sorry for borrowing that line but it fits). Christie is a bully who needs to be slapped around a bit so he can learn some humility. The fact is that the Republicans are "fighting mad" at anything that happens that they don't approve of and Christie typifies that anger and therefore he is their "darling". I say he is a loudmouth idiot who needs to learn respect!

      July 3, 2012 at 10:11 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Steve Rhoades

    Governor Christie has the right to insult anyone, especially if they ask any questions he doesn't want to answer. Here's an example, a politician has a pres conference on appropriate neck tie patterns in public life and someone from the press asks about his mistress and PAC and tax payer money supporting her. Absolutely not on message, of course the reporter is an idiot. Only questions about neck tie patterns should be asked. From now on I recommend questions be written and passed out to the press corps so this idiocy not happen again.

    July 2, 2012 at 11:43 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • AmericanUprising

      Then Obama should be able to sucka punch the A-Hole Reporter that interrupted him?

      July 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. AmericanUprising

    This guy is freakin' unbelievable! And thanks to the militant morons on the right he is able to say and do anything he wants. The funniest part o the story is the headline: "Tough Call! Did N.J. Gov. Chris Christie cross the line with "Stupid" comment?". So outlets like CNN and many others give him an outlet to spout his stupidity. If I could I would slap the sh*t out of this A-Hole just for the fun of it. I have no problems getting into a fistfight with this stupid d!ck, especially if it means he will shaddap already, dumb guinea.

    July 2, 2012 at 11:24 am | Report abuse | Reply

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