15 Things To Read and Watch About Chris Christie

With news that NJ Gov. Chris Christie has been tapped to give the keynote speech at this year's Republican National Convention, we at It's a Free Country collected 15 articles, videos and interviews involving the charismatic New Jersey Governor. Consider it Christie's public image primer: From his infamous YouTube videos smacking down detractors, to his articulate defense of Republican policy, to conversations with late night host Jimmy Fallon and WNYC morning host Brian Lehrer.

Whether his keynote propels him into the spotlight for 2016 or not, we're going to see a lot more of Chris Christie in the coming years. Here's what you may have missed so far.

WNYC Coverage x5

→ The Chris Christie Brand

Christie's Budget Outlook

Brian Lehrer with Candidate Christie

Christie Leads the No-Taxes Push

Bob Hennelly on Christie's National Pitch (audio below)

Other Coverage x5

→New York Times: How Chris Christie Did His Homework

→National Review: The Scourge of Trenton

→New York: The Answer Is No

Politifact Christie Archive

Christie Issue Guide

Videos x5

Bonus: Twitter Reacts