Chris Christie Wants Military Action Over Orlando Attack
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie is upset about the attack on LGBT nightclub Pulse in Orlando. In response, he wants the U.S. to respond with military action overseas.
“You’ve got to get over there and make them pay where they live,” Christie said yesterday on WFAN’s Boomer & Carton Show (yes, a sports talk show). He was filling in for Boomer Esiason. “It is unacceptable to allow this type of stuff in our country and for us to not fight back. We’ve got to fight back.”
Christie is a top adviser to presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the head of Trump’s White House transition team if he wins. Earlier in the day at a public event, Christie said people need “to get serious” at “every level in government and in the private sector” about the threat of “radical Islam.”
Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was born in the U.S., and Christie didn’t specify where he thought America should attack, but to be fair he only spoke briefly on the Orlando attack while on Boomer & Carton. He was busy scolding Craig Carton over his praise of Geno Smith and lecturing a caller about his life as governor: “You don’t have the first understanding that my job is a 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week job. People who are objective about it understand that.”
Last week on the same show, Christie and Carton rated female tennis players with Carton, saying the sport needed Maria Sharapova. “I liked Martina,” he later added, referring to… Martina Hingis, probably? Let’s go with Martina Hingis.
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