Chris Christie’s Biggest Legislative Critic Nearly Struck By Lightning

In the days after the budget battle ended in New Jersey, Democratic Senate President John Sweeny called Governor Chris Christie a “rotten prick” and said he wanted to “punch him in the head.”

Yesterday, this happened:

Lightning Almost Hits Christie Foe On TV:

Don’t mess with this guy Christie, I’m tellin’ ya.

FILED UNDER: US Politics, , ,
Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. An Interested Party says:

    While this is amusing, I wonder what Christie’s chances of reelection are…

  2. Tsar Nicholas II says:


  3. matt says:

    Stand outside like that during a storm in my home town and you’ll have several of those occur in a matter of minutes…