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Cheering for the Eagles and hating on Trump went hand in hand last night

Cheering for the Eagles and hating on Trump went hand in hand last night
From Mashable - February 5, 2018

People had a hard time last night separating the Eagles' win and their disdain for President Trump.

Remember when the Patriots won last year and it felt like a nauseating continuation of the 2016 election? For many, Super Bowl LII felt like a breath of fresh air. To them, the Philadelphia Eagles' first ever Super Bowl win served as yet another signal that the country might be moving on from the Donald Trump moment we have been in for the past year.

Whether or not it's fair to Patriots fans, the New England team and their five recent Super Bowl wins are mostly loathed by everyone else. And hating Tom Brady is very en vogue.

It's well known that Trump has had a long association with the Patriots. The team's owner Robert Kraft donated $1 million to Trump's campaign, and Coach Bill Belichick wrote a letter endorsing the reality TV star.

And, Trump's basically had a man crush on Brady for years.

It's understandable that the two would be conflated and that the majority of the country, who did not vote for Donald Trump, would take this football victory as a win against him.

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