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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-11 03:16 PM
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1. Morbid obesity affects his ability to do his job. It is very relevant.
The man can barely walk and has asthma attacks. It's very relevant. We do not want people who are unhealthy, to the point where they cannot do their job, in office.

And this is NOT comparable to Roosevelt having polio. Roosevelt could only walk with heavy leg braces, but he was not overweight and he was otherwise capable. He probably had high blood pressure & hardening of the arteries, but they didn't have medications for that back then.
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  -"Guess Chris Christie's Weight!" DemocratSinceBirth  Oct-01-11 02:52 PM   #0 
  - Morbid obesity affects his ability to do his job. It is very relevant.  Manifestor_of_Light   Oct-01-11 03:16 PM   #1 
  - Weight and Asthma should be a issue....  whistler162   Oct-01-11 03:57 PM   #3 
  - Christie has been hospitalized 2-3x in the past month that we know of, the last being 2 days ago.  ClarkUSA   Oct-01-11 03:31 PM   #2 
  - Warren G. Harding died in office.  Manifestor_of_Light   Oct-01-11 04:20 PM   #4 
  - not sure why this is a repy to the wrong message but...  whistler162   Oct-01-11 07:46 PM   #7 
     - Welcome to the age of TEEVEE, where idiots won't vote for a short, bald or fat pres  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 03:33 AM   #9 
     - And you just better be (or pretend to be) the right kind of Christian, too.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 04:33 AM   #12 
  - He is easily 442  rusty fender   Oct-01-11 04:42 PM   #5 
  - Not even remotely close  Ter   Oct-02-11 12:56 AM   #8 
  - I think he's closing in on 400 lb.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-11 08:22 AM   #17 
     - Oh, dear. I didn't realize it was THAT bad!  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 08:43 AM   #20 
     - He's a big fella alright. Yikes.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-11 08:45 AM   #21 
        - Do you ever wonder how he, um, he and his wife have, um, ...you know...  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 08:49 AM   #23 
        - Food play! George Costanza has some interesting tips for Christie.  AtomicKitten   Oct-02-11 09:03 AM   #24 
        - It could be everything's big.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 11:13 AM   #27 
           - Hi, Kurovski!  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 01:01 PM   #35 
        - His head is huge. He'd be a big guy just at his own proper weight.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 11:11 AM   #26 
           - Yikes, his head makes me think of  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 06:38 PM   #52 
     - Hide the pot roast!  Mr Deltoid   Oct-02-11 02:57 PM   #38 
     - I thought he died but I just checked the google and found him alive.  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 04:26 PM   #40 
     - Hastert lost weight!  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 05:40 PM   #44 
     - Yikes! Between 350 and 375  Ishoutandscream2   Oct-02-11 06:06 PM   #49 
     - Bad "Guessers"  davidsonl   Oct-02-11 07:49 PM   #53 
        - Welcome to DU, davidsonl...  Kurovski   Oct-03-11 07:35 AM   #57 
  - A candidate's health should be an issue. Obesity is a health issue  quiller4   Oct-01-11 04:45 PM   #6 
  - Why the sudden interest in the health of the President? Discrimination?  Evergreen Emerald   Oct-02-11 04:16 AM   #10 
  - There's nothing sudden about it at all. It is always an issue. God damn it.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 04:29 AM   #11 
  - if it was health and not just cause he is fat--why focus only on him?  Evergreen Emerald   Oct-02-11 04:35 AM   #13 
     - It's mostly that he's a destructive asshole. That's the truth.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 04:57 AM   #14 
     - Oh, and please don't accuse me of lying, no matter how coy the accusation.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 05:02 AM   #15 
     - IIRC, Obama's smoking was an issue in the 08 campaign. I heard and read it  CTyankee   Oct-02-11 08:47 AM   #22 
     - Eating like there is no tomorrow will kill you faster than smoking  Vicar In A Tutu   Oct-02-11 03:20 PM   #39 
  - Obama acknowledged the health concern of smoking. He has licked the addiction, after  Honeycombe8   Oct-02-11 12:31 PM   #30 
  - It was my understanding that Obama is still smoking  Evergreen Emerald   Oct-02-11 12:59 PM   #34 
     - Nope. Release early in the summer than Obama hadn't had a cigarette  quiller4   Oct-02-11 01:53 PM   #37 
     - No, thin people are not naturally as unhealthy as morbidly obese people.  Honeycombe8   Oct-03-11 01:34 AM   #56 
  - Fatness is a choice.  Balbus   Oct-02-11 07:57 PM   #54 
  - No Pres. should B allowed to weigh > than 3 X as much as Madison unless they're taller than Lincoln  Bombtrack   Oct-02-11 08:13 AM   #16 
  - Yeah, but is there a Schwartzenegger (sp) exception anywhere in there?  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 11:19 AM   #28 
  - Christie weight isn't the obstacle  DisabledDem   Oct-02-11 08:35 AM   #18 
  - I have to share something...  ejbr   Oct-02-11 08:38 AM   #19 
  - LOL  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 11:08 AM   #25 
  - I'd guess he weighs over 300. I'll put the # at 350. Why do I think that?  Honeycombe8   Oct-02-11 12:24 PM   #29 
  - Istead of going after her weight, how about his polices?  Meandering Kitten   Oct-02-11 12:34 PM   #31 
  - his  Meandering Kitten   Oct-02-11 12:35 PM   #32 
  - Job Discrimination seems to be legal with many of you. It seems  southernyankeebelle   Oct-02-11 12:53 PM   #33 
  - He's not in a job, He's serving.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 01:22 PM   #36 
  - Is that really necessary?  Bloke 32   Oct-02-11 04:45 PM   #41 
  - We don't really need the number  treestar   Oct-02-11 05:04 PM   #42 
  - Wrongo.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 05:49 PM   #46 
  - The very point is that no one knew  treestar   Oct-02-11 05:59 PM   #47 
     - It's all true.  Kurovski   Oct-02-11 06:31 PM   #51 
  - No, smoking is not worse.  Vicar In A Tutu   Oct-02-11 06:02 PM   #48 
     - I'd like to see the stats on that  treestar   Oct-02-11 06:06 PM   #50 
        - Smoking will very likely screw you up long term.  Vicar In A Tutu   Oct-02-11 10:01 PM   #55 
  - Christie and Michael Moore: same weight?  Mimosa   Oct-02-11 05:32 PM   #43 
  - He certainly is a contrast to Michelle Obama's healthy eating and "Let's Move"  Phx_Dem   Oct-02-11 05:41 PM   #45 
 

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