From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Republican Chris Christie, appearing on Don Imus' show today weighed in on the flap over opponent Jon Corzine's campaign using what some see as a gratuitous attack on Christie's wasteline.
"If you're going to do it, at least man up and say I'm fat," Christie told Imus.
"Afterwards, he wusses out and says, 'Oh no, no, I didn't mean that, I don't know what you're talking about,'" Christie said of Corzine. "Man up -- if you say I'm fat let's go, let's talk about it."
Here are a couple of the ads in which Christie's campaign cuts through the fat and says the Corzine camp is raising the specter of the Republican's weight: