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.

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  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…