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

Chris Christie with Trump at Super Tuesday rally
March 1, 2016 10:35 p.m.

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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