This has to be a joke, right?

Gov. Chris Christie, who has electrified GOP audiences in appearances across the country, will deliver the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this month, party leaders will announce Tuesday.

In a statement obtained by The Star-Ledger, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said the brash governor, an early supporter of Mitt Romney, is the right choice to rally the party in the effort to defeat President Obama.

Boy, I'll give them credit: Republicans are going Full Teabag this time around. I thought they'd make a play for the center during and after the convention, but they're taking this fuck-the-government ball and running with it. I'm more excited than ever to be attending the RNC in a couple weeks now; it looks like it's going to be the biggest, loudest, craziest teabagger party in the history of the world.