Twitter burns Chris Christie after he encourages people to visit Jersey shore

The New Jersey coastline is the perfect destination for a summery afternoon. Just ask Chris Christie!

The state governor -- who currently has a 15 percent approval rating -- offered glowing endorsements of the Jersey Shore ahead of Independence Day, encouraging his Twitter followers to make a visit over the holiday. But thanks to Sunday's "Beachgate," the tone-deaf tweets elicited a string of cringeworthy reactions.

Christie tweeted Monday that people should "come and enjoy" the beaches, which are "full of people," adding aerial photos to show the crowded shore. Photoshop-savvy users shot back immediately, creatively incorporating Sunday's photos of Christie lounging on one of the beaches he'd closed to the public. It only took one user a few minutes to shoot back this gem:

Check out other reactions in the slideshow below.