Sure Chris Christie will soldier on as the allegations mount and the future looks progressively dark. But for all the pain and disappointment, nothing may strike so deep as having your hero mock you on national television. Yes, Chris Christie can stand many things — but watching the Bruce Springsteen-Jimmy Fallon "Born to Run" parody apparently isn't one of them.

From Sunday's NYT: "The governor could not bring himself to watch the traffic jam-themed parody of 'Born to Run' sung by his idol, Bruce Springsteen, on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' though he was told by his college-age son, Andrew, that it was funny."