During the first Republican presidential primary, Christie interjected to lash out at Ramaswamy as he said, “I’ve had enough already tonight of a guy who sounds like ChatGPT.”
“The last person at one of these debates… who stood in the middle of the stage and said, ‘What’s a skinny guy with an odd last name doing up here’ was Barack Obama. And I’m afraid we’re dealing with the same type of amateur,” he added.
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Chris Christie on Vivek: "I've had enough already tonight of a guy who sounds like ChatGPT." pic.twitter.com/2szUzJFujF
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 24, 2023
During his opening statement, Ramaswamy said, “Let me just address a question that is on everybody’s mind at home tonight, who the heck is this skinny guy with a funny last night and what the heck is he doing in the middle of this debate stage?”
Vivek opens the Fox News debate by plagiarizing Obama’s line “Skinny guy with a funny last name” pic.twitter.com/wkZHJFcbI5
— John Hasson (@SonofHas) August 24, 2023
During the 2004 Democratic National Convention, then-Sen. Barack Obama called himself a “skinny kid with a funny name.”
Ramasway shot back at Christie as he said, “Give me a hug just like you did to Obama. And you will help elect me just like you did to Obama!”
His comment referred to a 2012 picture of Christie greeting Obama in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy before the presidential election.
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