Governor Chris Christie is the Target of Size-Profiling (Again)
I rarely discuss politics my blog, even though it's important to me, because it's such a polarizing topic, but if you're a regular reader, you know that I have a lot of respect for Gov. Chris Christie. I spoke to ABC News about him yesterday, and I'm talking about him here today because so many of us understand what he's going through right now. I certainly do. Governor Christie was on Late Night with David Letterman Monday night, and he did what many of us have done in our own lives. He made jokes about himself because he knew that Letterman would if he didn't do it first. He attempted to show the world that he is aware and that he takes responsibility. He was preemptive, and I don't blame him for that. I can't speak for the governor, but in my experience, it hurts less to seem indifferent when people use me as the punch line for their jokes. Though the show was filled with laughs, Gov. Christie spoke in a serious tone about his weight issues the [...]