By itself, the name of Christie’s group — Leadership Matters for America — seems innocuous enough. But Buzzfeed reporter Ilan Ben-Meir pointed out the unfortunate acronym created by its website:
Chris Christie’s PAC is //t.co/4FE5NPxWKL — or LMFAO, in acronym form.
— Ilan Ben-Meir (@ilanagain) January 28, 2015
Longtime Internet users — including many on Twitter — quickly seized on the group sharing an acronym with the phrase “Laughing My F*cking Ass Off”:
— Obama Agenda (@ObamaAgenda) January 30, 2015
— Edrie Irvine (@edgery) January 30, 2015
— Alex Barbieri (@abarbieri3) January 30, 2015
As PolitickerNJ.com reported, New Jersey Democrats also piled on.
“Christie pretending he is qualified to be president kind of makes us want to laugh,” the state Democratic Party Committee said in a statement. “Sort of like the acronym for his PAC does.”
But the progressive bridge American Bridge 21st Century scored maybe the most solid hit of all with a picture of Christie alongside the pop duo that also goes by the name LMFAO:
— American Bridge (@American_Bridge) January 29, 2015
American Bridge head Brad Woodhouse pointed out the oversight that led to Christie getting roasted online:
I may not be the first to notice – but someone in Christie world should have: Christie's PAC //t.co/GLkeO7hNgw Or LMFAO
— Brad Woodhouse (@woodhouseb) January 29, 2015