New Jersey Newspaper Envisions Skinny Chris Christie

A rendered front page image asks, “Our New Governor?” How the local papers covered the governor’s secret weight-loss surgery.

The Asbury Park Press photoshopped a picture of what Christie may look like after losing weight:

Via newseum.org

The Daily Journal, a Gannett-owned paper like the Press, went with the same photo on their front page.

Via webmedia.newseum.org

Here’s how the other New Jersey papers covered Christie’s surgery.

Via newseum.org

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Ruby Cramer is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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