The 43-year-old quarterback took to the stage with a subtle dig towards Donald Trump, which Biden and the crowd found hilarious. Brady said, “Not a lot of people think that we could’ve won [the Super Bowl]. In fact, I think about 40 per cent of the people still don’t think we won. You understand that, Mr President?”, to which Biden laughed and agreed, “I understand that.”
While Twitter found the football star’s jokes hilarious, with one user tweeting, ‘this is what I needed today’ – others made it clear that they weren’t at all amused by the comments. Brady’s jokes seemed to trigger the right-wing news site, Breitbart, who clearly felt personally hurt by the remarks against the former President.
Breitbart felt betrayed by Brady’s comments which forced their senior editor, Joel Pollak, to tweet about Brady’s ‘disgusting’ sense of humour. In ‘one of the funniest thing[s] you’ll read today’, Pollak tweeted:
‘Whatever you think of Trump, watching Tom Brady stab him in the back is disgusting. The mark of a true tragic hero is that even his friends betray him. The man has sacrificed more for this country than Tom Brady — or Joe Biden, for that matter — ever will.’
Meanwhile, Twitter broke out into a frenzy about the one-sided feud.
@owillis @atrupar The moment your man crush turns on you😂😂😂😂👇