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Obama picked Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl

February 8, 2016 at 11:35 am 23 News

Denver Broncos’ DeMarcus Ware (94) celebrates after sacking Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) with Shaquil Barrett (48) and T.J. Ward (43) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

WASHINGTON (UPI) — In a Super Bowl prediction revealed Monday, President Barack Obama chose the Carolina Panthers to win. They did not.

CBS The Morning news co-host Gayle King, in an interview last week with the president and Michelle Obama, handed him a card featuring the logos of the Panthers and the competing Denver Broncos, asked him to circle his preference and seal the card in an envelope, to be revealed Monday morning after the game.

“This is a lot of pressure,” Obama joked as he considered the card and made a choice. The interview was broadcast on CBS prior to the game.

The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night, 24-10.

On CBS This Morning the envelope was opened; Obama had circled the Panthers logo, adding his signature beneath.

“He’s a student of the game,” host Charlie Rose commented, noting Obama was likely aware the Panthers were favored by most observers to win.

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  1. jsavard February 8, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Like EVERYTHING else this POTUS does, he WAS / IS WRONG!

    Happy in Denver!

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    • Bill Plummer February 8, 2016 at 6:45 pm

      Sorry President Obama but defense wins football games.

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    • freedom7 February 8, 2016 at 10:33 pm

      WHO CARES! Just counting the days till this illegal squatter of our White House goes back to Chicago, Hawaii or Kenya. Who asked for his Super Bowl predictions anyway?

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    • drillbeast February 9, 2016 at 12:12 am

      He Picked Panthers to win, but did everything in his power to prevent it.
      Kinda like our United States soldiers……

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    • 440volt February 9, 2016 at 4:33 am

      Freedom 7, CBS The Morning news co-host Gayle Kingis who asked the nation’s first half black president. And he foolishly thought a black pretty boy could get the job done.

      Guess what? An old white guy beat his ***.

      346 days and counting

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  2. clems1 February 8, 2016 at 1:44 pm

    What else is new,he hasn’t been right on anything yet,including most of the programs he’s implemented

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    • liberty49 February 8, 2016 at 4:13 pm

      Obama is a loser any way you look at it.

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  3. buddyb73 February 8, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    I saw that interview on the lead up program on CBS and thought at the time I could care less on who he thought was going to win. In fact I could care less what he or his spouse ever thinks about anything at all. But Im sure he feels the same about all of us as well.

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    • clems1 February 8, 2016 at 6:10 pm

      Well I know what the Mooch likes,free stuff,including $295 meals.And best is Mom riding along for the free ride.

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  4. capricorn1 February 8, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    i have watched ths panthers play all year to a 15-1 record.
    that team last night was not that team.
    i do not know which way the betting was going but it looked like the panthers threw the game like the longest yard paul wercking crewe.

    just my opinion.

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    • Ben Mammina February 8, 2016 at 2:52 pm

      Yup, That proves that he is a chemist, everything he touches turns to ****

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    • wisbob
      wisbob February 8, 2016 at 3:56 pm

      Two words the reason why Obama picked Carolina… black quarterback.

      If the Obama’s aren’t racist, then I’m Shirley Temple.

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    • ltuser
      ltuser February 9, 2016 at 1:38 am

      I heard that mentioned on a radio show this afternoon (was listening to a net-radio station) and the caller mentioned that her supervisor said it at work and was ‘immediately called into the bosses office’.. supposedly he got reprimanded for saying that.
      Go figure, get reprimanded for speaking the truth!

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    • freedom7 February 9, 2016 at 7:41 am

      Sorry but Denver showed this young mentaly immature quarter back for Carolina what it is to play against a real defensive team. They interviewed Cam Newton and he showed no social skills at all.

      Very short and showed no honor or respect for the Denver team.
      Did not congratulate Peyton either for being his last year.
      Cam didn’t even thank his team for trying. He did not give thanks for the fact that he made it to the Superbowl.!

      Typical narcissistic athlete making 13 million a year spoke volumes about his conduct.

      Give honor to whom honor is due Cam! You lost plain and simple.

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  5. ltuser
    ltuser February 8, 2016 at 2:45 pm

    Who cares who he felt would win. I know quite a few people who are still drowning their sorrows cause they also felt the panthers would win and didn’t. Doesn’t mean squat imo.

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  6. tag100 February 8, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    On the bright side Trump picked Denver.

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  7. ultrabloo February 8, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    So why does he reveal his pick on Monday, AFTER the game?

    “…He’s a student of the game,” host Charlie Rose commented…” Student, as in still learning? …just like his day job…

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  8. vietnamvet February 8, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    Obama picked Carolina Panthers to win.

    Of course he did.
    And, since they lost, he probably has Loretta Lybch working up an investigation to see how Denver cheated.

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    • clems1 February 8, 2016 at 6:15 pm

      Yes the officials called all calls for NE,because The opposition had a black quarterback.

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  9. moonshine February 8, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    Obama can’t seem to get anything right. Apparently the POTUS was emotionally driven by the Panthers being black?
    I have nothing against Cam Newton, but if anyone deserved to get his arrogant butt kicked, he had it coming. He spent most of the game on his butt, and apparently he didn’t like it. And he certainly didn’t like being asked about it. Too bad, so sad.

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    • baitfish February 9, 2016 at 5:24 am

      Cam’s post game interview was an embarrassment to his team, and to himself. Why couldn’t he admit defeat by a better team, and answer questions in a civil manner? No excuse for being a poor sport, especially at his pay grade.

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  10. Rollin McKim February 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    Obama’s a LOSER, NO sympathy.

    Panther’s lost, too bad.

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  11. justinphilpot February 9, 2016 at 11:51 am

    another in a looooooooooooooooooooooooong line of losing choices. the guy is just a lose every way shape and form.
    my bet is obama chose cammer cause, wait for it, wait for it, wait for it,
    he is black and obummer likes black boys.

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