The lede on an AP story that may contain the most non sequiturs we’ve seen in one sentence all week reads: “New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he once performed a duet of ‘Hotel California’ with U2 frontman Bono at a party hosted by the king of Jordan.”
The report notes that Christie sang a few lines of the Eagles song today during a radio guest-hosting spot on the “Boomer & Carton Show” on New York’s WFAN.
“Christie says he sang with Bono at a party hosted by King Abdullah II on a 2012 visit to Jordan. He says Abdullah’s daughter played guitar during the performance,” the story reports.
Christie reportedly took some flak over the incident at the time, with The New York Times reporting that Abdullah picked up the tab for the Christie family’s $30,000 weekend at a luxury hotel in Jordan following a visit to Israel.