I’ve said before that sports gaffes are the absolute last thing you should judge a political candidate on. Sports team allegiance, however, that’s totally an understandable reason to distrust someone. And Mitt Romney likes the Patriots, which makes sense for someone who is both a former governor of Massachusetts and the whitest man on the planet.
Romney might also not know how many Super Bowl titles the Patriots have won. Chris Berman pressed Romney to name his favorite NFL team during ESPN’s Boomer-stroking halftime prattle, though he prefaced the question by saying the Patriots won two Super Bowls during Romney’s tenure as governor.
Romney responded by joking that since he’s lived in Massachusetts for 40 years, he takes full responsibility for the Patriots “two Super Bowl wins”. That he referenced his 40 years of Masshole living makes it seem more like he doesn’t actually know how many titles the Patriots have won. At best, it’s very awkward phrasing. Either way, it doesn’t actually matter.
“IT MOST CERTAINLY DOES MATTAH! WE CANNAWT TRUST ANY CAWMMANDAH WHO DOES NAWT KNOW THE PROPAH AMOUNT OF GREATRIOTS SUPAH BOWL TITLES! NO ONE DENIES THIS!”