"What it does is takes a bunch of New Yorkers—most of the people on Jersey Shore are New Yorkers... drops them at the Jersey Shore, and tries to make Americans feel like this is New Jersey," said Christie. "I can tell people, they want to know what New Jersey really is? I welcome them to come to New Jersey anytime." (Note that he probably didn't mean to make that last bit sound like a threat; that's just how people talk in New Jersey.)
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie totally went there on ABC's This Week when host Jake Tapper asked him about MTV reality show Jersey Shore , blaming the show, and its colorful cast of labor heroes and queer activists , on New York .