Dick Morris makes Chris Christie-ice cream joke at CPAC

The pundit cracks wise about the New Jersey governor's relationship with Obama, throwing in a reference to dessert

Topics: Dick Morris, Chris Christie, CPAC, New Jersey, Fox News, Barack Obama, Hurricane Sandy,

Speaking to a sparse audience at CPAC on Thursday, former Fox News contributor Dick Morris cracked a joke about Gov. Chris Christie, who was not invited to speak at the conference.

“After Barack let him ride on Air Force One, he gave him an ice cream cone,” Morris said.

The famously inaccurate pundit was presumably alluding to a ride Obama and Christie took together to tour devastation in New Jersey stemming from Hurricane Sandy. Christie has gotten on the bad side of some conservatives for praising the president’s handling of the disaster and its aftermath.

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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