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Cowboys Fan Chris Christie Shrugs Off Backlash

Christie has received some major criticism from his constituents since he was seen hanging out with Jerry Jones on Sunday

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    We’ve known for a long while that New Jersey governor Chris Christie is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys.

    But this week, he’s become the most talked about Cowboys fan in America.

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    Being from a region of the country ruled by fans of the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants--two teams and fan-bases that aren’t fond of anything Blue and Silver, and aren’t shy about expressing this disdain--it’s no surprise that Christie got an earful from his constituents after he was seen palling around with Jerry Jones during Sunday’s victory over the Lions in Arlington.

    Christie, for his part, doesn’t mind the backlash he’s received on social media. Especially if it means his favorite team keeps winning.

    I’ve been a Cowboys fan the whole time,” Christie told the Boomer and Carton Show on CBS New York’s WFAN, via the Dallas Morning News. “And when the Cowboys are losing the last game of the year the last three seasons not to make the playoffs, there’s nobody getting on social media giving me a hard time about being a Cowboys fan. We all know what this is about, and that’s fine it’s great, and believe me, I would take all the abuse that I’ve taken from some of these folks in return for Cowboys playoff wins.”

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