Gov. Elect Phil Murphy Poses Next to Beach Cutout of Gov. Christie
New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy had some fun taking pictures with a cardboard cut-out of Gov. Chris Christie -- and people are having some mixed reactions.
The picture was taken Thursday night in Glen Ridge during New Jersey Working Families Alliance Gala, who was responsible for putting up the prop:
While the photo seems to be taken in good humor, others didn't find it too funny. Murphy tells NJ.com he was near the cutout and 'couldn't resist.'
The cardboard cut-out was from Fourth of July weekend when Gov. Chris Christie was out relaxing on his beach during a government shutdown of public beaches.
Nonetheless, some felt the action was unbecoming of the Gov-Elect who is getting ready to succeed Gov. Christie on January 16th. Former Press Secretary Carl Golden went on to call the action a 'remarkable lapse in judgment' and 'pretty tacky.'
Here's what people are saying on social media: