And in perhaps the greats sports pander of all time, Chicago-born Hillary Clinton threw her lifelong beloved Cubs under the team bus and pledged fealty to the New York Yankees — just as she was gearing up to run for the Senate.
At a rollicking campaign rally in North Carolina on Monday, Mr. Trump decided to talk some football.
“Tom Brady had a pretty good game the other night, right?” he said somewhat tentatively, referring to the New England Patriots’ longtime star quarterback and the savage 33-3 beat down he delivered to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Surprisingly, a number of Trump supporters cheered, though some in the audience gamely booed.
The Carolina Panthers haven’t won their first.