Quotation Of The Week: 'DeflateGate' Har Har

What’s This? A new feature. Each week, we’re going to pick a newsworthy or huh?-worthy or whoa-worthy quotation that stuck with us.

OK, What’s This Quotation? Very funny, Mr. President.

The odds were overwhelming strong that President Obama, when honoring the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at the White House on Thursday, was going to bring up "DeflateGate," the controversy about deflated footballs during last season's playoffs. Sure enough, he did.

The Associated Press reported that Obama's line received laughter and some groans, and a classic reaction from Bill Belichick — a thumbs down.

Where Can I Find Out More About This Topic? Watch the White House ceremony here.

How About Previous Quotations Of The Week? They’re all here.

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