Twitter Wonders Whether Trump Held Christie ‘Hostage’ On Super Tuesday

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have been taken hostage by Donald Trump’s campaign on Super Tuesday, at least according to Twitter.

Social media lit up on Tuesday night with merciless mocking of Christie’s stone-faced appearance next to Trump during the real estate mogul’s news conference at his Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.

After briefly introducing the GOP frontrunner, who he endorsed in a surprise announcement last week, the New Jersey governor stood silently next to Trump through a press event that lasted almost an hour. Twitter users joked that it looked as though Christie was forced onto the stage as punishment for his belated endorsement of a man he once called a “carnival barker.”

View some of the best tweets below:

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Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
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