One of the great perks about winning the Super Bowl, other than getting a parade thrown in your honor? Meeting the President. Well, unless it’s a President that more than half the country disapproves of.
Yesterday, this year’s winners, the New England Patriots, made their way to the White House, and the absence of players was pretty notable.
And, no, we’re not talking about Tom Brady’s lack of appearance due to “personal family matters.”
— NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017
Of course, the internet compared this to the infamous 2017 inaugural crowds.
Fake news. From another angle, it's Patriots as far as the eye can see. https://t.co/a4egqTt9bD
— Ishaan Tharoor (@ishaantharoor) April 19, 2017
"This misleading photo doesn't include the millions of Patriots watching the ceremony online" — Sean Spicer, probably https://t.co/x506XemdoR
— Christopher Ingraham (@_cingraham) April 19, 2017
Spicer: "Largest team turnout ever." https://t.co/Pm7xRJ8Vvs
— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) April 19, 2017
“If the failing, fake Tom Brady had shown up, it would have been the biggest crowd of players ever!” – tomorrow morning https://t.co/26SevD78GA
— David Steele (@David_C_Steele) April 19, 2017
If you listen closely, you can hear the SNL writers pitching their next sketch.
[Via Twitter Moments]