Today's News: Our Take - Chris Christie Embraces Fat Jokes (and a Donut!) on Late Show

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###less###p(((great)))###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/News/Chris-Christie-Embraces-Fat-Jokes-Late-Show-David-Letterman-1060348.aspx?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))###less###/a(((great)))###less###p(((great)))New Jersey Gov. ###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/chris-christie/506303?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))Chris Christie###less###/a(((great))) made his first appearance on ###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/david-letterman/194124?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))David Letterman###less###/a(((great)))'s show Monday night and proved the ###less###em(((great)))###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/the-late-show/202610?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))Late Show###less###/a(((great))) ###less###/em(((great)))host isn't the only one who finds humor in Christie's weight.###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/special/winter-preview/best-tv-musicals.aspx?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))Pick your favorite TV musical###less###/a(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))While Letterman questioned Christie about his feelings about the jokes, the politician pulled out a donut and began chowing down. "I didn't know this was gonna be this long," Christie mock-apologized.###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))Though Christie's weight might be a serious issue if he decides to run for president in 2016, he said he had no problem laughing it off - as long as the jokes were good. "I only care if you're funny. From my perspective, if the joke is funny, I laugh, even if it's about me," Christie told Letterman.###less###/br(((great)))###less###a href="http://www.tvguide.com/news/super-bowl-commercials-1060303.aspx?rss=keywords&partnerid=gatehouse&profileid=celebs"(((great)))The best and worst Super Bowl ads###less###/a(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))So how many jokes pass Christie's standards? "About forty percent," he noted, before going on to recite some of his favorite Letterman jabs.###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))Watch the full clip below. .###less###/br(((great)))###less###/br(((great)))

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