During last night’s Super Tuesday victory speech in Florida, Donald Trump came under close scrutiny by his former rival and now vice-presidential material Chris Christie.
The governor of New Jersey stood behind the Donald and managed to get lost in a thousand yard stare that saw right into the back of the Donald’s hairpiece and into the crowd and the cameras.
The social media picked up on the rare event and came alive during the night.
Komo News reports:
Christie, who endorsed Trump after ending his own Presidential campaign stood behind Trump’s shoulder as Trump delivered his stump speech and took questions from reporters.
Christie’s facial expressions raised eyebrows on Twitter, as the topic trended with more than 70 thousand mentions.
— Ann Telnaes (@AnnTelnaes) March 2, 2016
— Anthony Risicato (@AnthonyRisicato) March 2, 2016
— Troy Hughes™ (@TommySledge) March 2, 2016
What is Chris Christie doing?
— Harry Enten (@ForecasterEnten) March 2, 2016
Some shared concerns about the New Jersey Governor.
If Christie blinks in Morse code, he’s being held hostage. pic.twitter.com/1AjLtWTpv8
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) March 2, 2016
— Cori Faklaris (@heycori) March 2, 2016
Why hasn’t President Obama sent the Navy Seals in to rescue Chris Christie already? pic.twitter.com/9uOxIoNKZP
— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) March 2, 2016
— Slate (@Slate) March 2, 2016
Let’s play a game: A dog or Chris Christie standing behind Trump for the last 30 minutes? pic.twitter.com/7W39nXcfyU
— Andrew Kirell (@AndrewKirell) March 2, 2016
My dad could never watch ‘The Office’ because the awkwardness made him uncomfortable. Christie watching Trump speak is my ‘The Office.’
— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) March 2, 2016
Christie looks like the shell-shocked spouse at a press conference where the politician husband just admitted he has a thing for hookers.
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) March 2, 2016
While Christie did not appear to be very happy during the press conference, Twitter was delighted. By the time Trump wrapped up his speech Chris Christie was trending. Donald Trump, however, was not.
CHRIS CHRISTIE not DONALD TRUMP top trending topic on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/y6JWqqgqvw
— Matt Katz (@mattkatz00) March 2, 2016
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