5 video clips of Chris Christie being a bully

Chris Christie, 2011
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While Gov. Chris Christie (R) may ultimately survive the bridge traffic scandal, the episode has almost certainly reinforced his image as a bully.

Christie denied being a bully at his news conference yesterday, saying, "I am who I am. But I am not a bully." But it's not just Democrats who see the parallels. Many Republicans do, too.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told NBC News, ”It seems to me that this whole bridge thing reinforces a narrative that's troublesome about the guy, he's kind of a bully."

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And then there’s his extensive YouTube record. Here are five clips of Christie acting like a bully:

1. Christie belittles a teacher

2. Christie smacks down a reporter

3. Christie goes off on a constituent

4. Christie blasts a doctor

5. Christie attacks someone on the street

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