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Chris Christie Offers Positive Spin on ‘Elephant’ Cover

MENDHAM, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks to the media after casting his ballot for New Jersey governor in the general election outside a polling center at the Mendham Township Fire Department on November 05, 2013 in Mendham, New Jersey. Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic challenger Barbara Buono are the top contenders for governor seat but there are six other independent or third party candidates also running: William Araujo, Jeff Boss, Kenneth Kaplan, Diane Sare, Hank Schroeder and Steven Welzer. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
ASBURY PARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrives to speak at his election night event after winning a second term at the Asbury Park Convention Hall on November 05, 2013 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Incumbent Governor Chris Christie defeated his Democratic opponent Barbara Buono by a commanding margin. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Photo: Kena Betancur/2013 Getty Images

Who cares, I mean, seriously. I’m on the cover of Time magazine, you know?” said Christie in response to Chris Wallace’s question about the triple-entendre headline of that publication’s recent cover story about him. (In case you missed it: The title was “The Elephant in the Room,” because Christie is a Republican, impossible to ignore, and … you get it.) “It is certainly not the first weight joke that has been thrown my way over the course of the last four years,” he added. And, like it or not, it certainly will not be the last.

Christie Puts Positive Spin on ‘Elephant’ Cover