NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — In his audition to switch WFAN sports activities speak host Mike Francesa on Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie couldn’t keep away from politics.
Christie joked about his use of a state-owned seashore that was closed throughout a authorities shutdown and his low approval score and took a shot at Hillary Clinton. He was additionally confronted by some callers.
One listener, Mike in Montclair, advised Christie: “Subsequent time you need to sit on a seashore that’s closed to your complete world besides you, you set your fats a– in a automotive and go to at least one that’s open to all of your constituents.”
“I really like getting calls from communists in Montclair,” the governor shot again.
“You’re a bully, Governor, and I don’t like bullies,” Mike responded.
WFAN’s Evan Roberts, co-internet hosting with Christie on each Monday and Tuesday afternoons, opened the present by poking enjoyable on the Republican governor for being photographed from an airplane as he sat in a seashore chair at Island Seashore State Park earlier this month.
“We now have Gov. Christie, who’s type sufficient to be within the studio, not on the seashore,” Roberts stated.
“Awwwhhh, that’s good. That’s very good,” Christie responded earlier than saying Roberts had requested the governor to sneak him and his household onto the seashore.
Christie, a loyal Mets fan, revealed that he was sporting a Mets shirt, Mets shorts and a 2006 NLCS Mets cap within the now-notorious photographs taken by NJ.com.
Roberts made it clear, nevertheless, he didn’t need the present to show political.
“We’re going to do a sports activities present, by the best way, individuals,” he stated.
However politics nonetheless crept in now and again. For instance, Roberts requested longtime WFAN replace anchor John Minko, a New Jersey resident, if he authorised of the job Christie has carried out as governor. After Minko stated he did, Christie, referring to his dismal approval score, exclaimed, “He’s one of many 15 %!”
After a dialogue about Christie’s fantasy baseball workforce, Roberts requested how the governor had any time to do his job.
“I don’t do something. Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah. I do completely nothing. I’m simply completely mailing it in,” Christie joked.
“In fact, that’ll be the headlines: ‘Christie says he’s mailing it in,’” the governor then stated.
And after a caller chastised Christie for supporting President Donald Trump, the governor stated he’s relieved “we don’t have a felony within the White Home like Hillary Clinton.”
Monmouth College launched a ballot Monday displaying Christie’s approval…