FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady faces reporters before a scheduled NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, a federal appeals court has rejected Tom Brady's attempt to get a new hearing on his suspension. Brady was asking for the full 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case. In April, a three-judge panel said that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was within his powers when he suspended the star quarterback four games for his role in a scheme to doctor the footballs used in a Jan. 18, 2015, playoff game. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Who is Tom Brady voting for? Who cares!

Another 11th-hour scandal shakes the election, reveals New Englanders' skewed priorities

Brendan Gauthier
November 8, 2016 9:25PM (UTC)

A new eleventh-hour scandal has New Englanders ripping their own hair out on Election Day: Did Tom Brady endorse Donald Trump in a phone call on Monday?

At his rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Monday, the Republican presidential nominee paraphrased his phone conversation with the Patriots quarterback.


"Tom Brady, great guy, great guy. Great guy, great friend of mine — great, great champion. Unbelievable winner," Trump said. "He called today and he said, 'Donald, I support you, you’re my friend, and I voted for you.'"

Earlier Monday, however, Brady told Boston-area radio station WEEI that he hadn't yet voted. And on her Instagram, Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bündchen, said the couple were not supporting Trump.

Fans are appropriately interested in whom their star QB is voting for, but it's important in these trying times to acknowledge the unheard voices in all of this. Brady knows he wouldn't have four Super Bowl rings without the help of his offensive linemen. You'll recall that in 2011, the grateful QB gave each of his linemen a pair of UGGs for Christmas, as a token of his appreciation.


So if you're so concerned about Brady's endorsement, then you ought to also ask whom Nate Solder voted for. Or how about Shaq Mason and Sebastian Vollmer? Are they with her or do they want to make America great again?

Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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