Now that the word is out about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's lap band surgery, pundits everywhere are speculating that the Springsteen superfan might be preparing for a run at the White House.

Others are speculating what Christie would look like if he lost most of that excess weight he's been carrying around. The folks at The Asbury Park Press went ahead and did the Lord's work, posting a GIF of Christie Christie thinning out from the version that we know, to the one the American public might vote into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in 2016.

It's definitely worth a few seconds of your time. [Asbury Park Press]