Chris Christie. Governor of New Jersey. Staunch anti-cannabis type. Alleged bridge closer. And now, holiday weekend ruiner.

New Jerseyites were quick to make their feelings known:

Of course, Christie’s political colleagues were equally quick to defend h- oh, never mind:

And before long, the internet meme machine was making hay with Christie’s beach blast.

Governor Christie - can i call you Chris? - you still have time to make all this right. Just go for broke! Legalize cannabis and throw a big beach party. What have you got to lose?