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Dallas Cowboys won the game, but Chris Christie lost the next election

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie The Associated Press

Let’s see.

The New York Giants play their games in New Jersey.

Philadelphia, home of the Eagles, is across the bridge from New Jersey.

So it’s probably safe to say that New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s appearance in Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ suite at Sunday’s Dallas-Detroit game didn’t sit well with some people.

Not that it mattered to Christie. He tweeted this on Monday:

Christie may be an unabashed Cowboys fan, but there is a strong anti-Cowboys sentiment in the country. That could be troublessome for Christie, whose name has been floated as a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016.

Of course, Lions fans had plenty of reason to be angry after the 24-20 loss. The biggest play was the pass interference call that was rescinded for reasons unknown.

Heck, even a Cowboys player said it was a penalty:

There’s a lot of bitterness from Detroit fans.

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