Posted January 13, 2018 at 07:30 AM | Updated January 13, 2018 at 11:08 AM
By Claude Brodesser-Akner | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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The face that launched a thousand GIFs…
Who could have known that the governor’s squinting upward glance at NJ Advance Media’s photographer’s camera lens during the 2017 government shutdown that closed Island Beach State Park would explode into a pop culture cornucopia that went — and still goes — of itself.
So here, for the first time ever, as Christie prepares to leave office, we present our definitive ranking of Beachgate memes.
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This “Lion King” Christie meme is perhaps the most poignant to emerge from the summer of 2017, and the implication is clear: Such high hopes at the beginning; so much tragedy in the end.
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