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Chris Christie earns
‘Father of the Year’ honors

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 4/21/2014 4:56:21 PM

Trenton, N.J. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been named a Father of the Year by the National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council. The Republican governor has four children ranging from ages 10 to 20. He often talks about them in public. Christie has joked that having dinner with all of them has given him experience in being yelled at, and he has boasted about having a rare family — one without video games. Christie attracted scrutiny in 2011 when he used a state police helicopter to fly to his son Andrew’s baseball game. He repaid the cost. The other honoree so far this year is shoe designer Vince Camuto.

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Are their any awards that mean anything anymore? The only one that comes to mind are the two new saints this weekend to be canonized by Pope Francis.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/21/2014 4:58:18 PM     (No. 9819142)

Good for Governor Christie.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snapper451, 4/21/2014 5:27:36 PM     (No. 9819166)

That´s the good news. The bad news is that former impeached President Bill (STD) Clinton also won this award. I would pass if I was Crispie Creme.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/21/2014 6:04:00 PM     (No. 9819235)

I would say, OP, that no they really mean very little. Those involved understand they are given and accepted for mostly political reasons.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/21/2014 6:44:19 PM     (No. 9819283)

This nonprofit corporation goes back to 1931 in one manifestation or another.

Each year they give out multiple awards, typically six. The awards go to pols, celebs, newscasters, actors, etc.

From a casual glance at recent winners it looks like starring in the NBA is your one best career choice if you want to become a Father Of The Year.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/21/2014 7:19:41 PM     (No. 9819317)

John Edwards also won this award the year he ran for president and months before his love child was discovered.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: belwhatter, 4/21/2014 7:59:49 PM     (No. 9819345)

#4, how could you mention the NBA and Crispy crème in the same breath???

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