PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We are well aware that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a Dallas Cowboys fan, so his opinion of Philadelphia fans is par for the course.
Christie has been getting crushed for publicly rooting for the Cowboys during the past few weeks. It all started when Christie was seen in Jerry Jones’ suite during the Cowboys’ Week 15 win over the Eagles.
On Tuesday, Michael Barbaro of the New York Times wrote about some things he overheard Christie saying during the Eagles-Cowboys rematch on December 14th.
“These Philadelphia fans, they are the worst in America,” Mr. Christie was heard saying.
“I didn’t get booed,” Christie said of a different time when he went to a Cowboys-Giants game in New Jersey. “Giant fans waved, said hello, asked for autographs, didn’t give me a hard time.”
“But these guys?” Christie said.
During a phone conversation with Angelo Cataldi and the 94WIP Morning Show a few days after that Cowboys-Eagles game in Philly, Christie said, “There were some fans sitting below Jerry’s box that were yelling fairly unspeakable things at me.”
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