Chris Christie Says He’s Not Too Fat for Presidency

Chris Christie, who if elected would be the nation’s largest president since Howard Taft (BMI 42.3), tells Barbara Walters he’s fit enough for the job. Though “more than a little” overweight, Christie touts his 18 hour work days during Hurricane Sandy prove his physical credentials. The bigger challenge may not be manning the White House, but getting there. There’s a reason we haven’t elected a fat guy since before the television was invented. [AP]