ESPN “First Take” co-host Stephen A. Smith speculated Friday on ESPN2’s “First Take” why New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not make the trip to the White House with the rest of the Patriots to have their Super Bowl Championship recognized by President Barack Obama.
Smith wondered why Tom Brady would make the trip three times in the past when George W. Bush was the president, but now that Obama is president, he cites a “family commitment,” which is not OK with Smith.
“So Tom Brady couldn’t attend? Was he there in 2001 when George W. Bush was president? Yes. Was he there in 2003 and 2004? I’m just simply presenting the question because I’ve got a problem with the fact that the franchise quarterback, the face of the New England Patriots, future Hall of Famer and all of this other stuff, Tom Brady cant do anything wrong.”
He went on, saying, “But when George W. Bush was president in 2001, 2003, 2004, Tom Brady was there at the White House celebrating. But Barack Obama is the president of the United States and Tom Brady’s got family commitments?”
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