The Tongue-Lashings of Chris Christie

By Ben Steverman - 2013-05-03T12:52:41Z

Photograph by David Gard/AP Photo

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On, uh, batting

"Can you please take the bat out on her for once?"

-- April 11, 2011: Referring to 77-year-old state Senator Loretta Weinberg at a news conference. Christie was urging the news media to look into Weinberg, who collects retirement benefits along with her lawmaker salary, after she accused Christie of a double standard on the issue, often called "double dipping." When Democrats demanded that Christie apologize, he accused them of "fake outrage."