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Chris Christie’s Reelection Party Was The MTV “My Super Sweet Sixteen” Of Politics

There was a huge cake and lots of balloons.

1. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won reelection in a landslide Tuesday.

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2. To celebrate, he had a rally in Asbury Park.


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Press now allowed inside the Christie party here in Asbury Park. Here’s a pic:

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3. Facebook and Instagram were there.


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Facebook/Instagram presence at Christie party

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4. And an Asbury Park Convention Hall sign put his name dead center while Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi were pushed off to the side and listed as “coming attractions.”


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The scene from Christie victory HQ in Asbury Park -

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5. The cake at the rally was impressive.


John Terrett

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A big cake for a big win at NJ Governor Chris Christie’s campaign HQ in Asbury Park.

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6. And there was a Chris Christie action figure that came with it.

7. Christie spoke to the crowd and said Washington, D.C., should pay attention to what’s happening in New Jersey.

“Ladies & gentlemen, tonight I stand here as your governor and I am so proud to be your governor,” he said. “You can agree with me, you can disagree with me. But I will never stop leading the state I love.”

9. It was basically the My Super Sweet Sixteen of politics.

10. Unfortunately, Shaquille O’Neal, who endorsed Christie, didn’t make it to the party.

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