On Monday, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) had a an adverse exchange with a radio show caller as a guest on CBS New York’s WFAN Sports Radio.
The caller, "Mike from Montclair," criticized Christie's temporary closure of a segment of a public beach in New Jersey; Christie and his family used the beach for leisure purposes.
Listen to exchange below.
Partial transcript below.
MIKE: Governor, next time you want to sit on a beach that is closed to the entire world except you, you put your fat ass...
MIKE: …in a car and go to one that’s open to all your constituents, not just you and yours.
CHRISTIE: Well, you know. Interesting, Mike…
MIKE: What’s that? What’s that, gov?
CHRISTIE: You know, Mike, I love getting calls from communists in Montclair.
MIKE: "Communists in Montclair," you’re a bully. And I don’t like bullies.
CHRISTIE: Listen, I’m not the one who came on the air — hey, hold on, Mike —Mike, I’m not the guy who came on the air, swore on the air,
MIKE: Who swore?
CHRISTIE: You did.
MIKE: Get the heck outta here.
CHRISTIE: You swear on the air, Mike. You’re a bum.