Three months after Trump’s brutal inauguration crowd size loss to Barack Obama—and his subsequent denial of any evidence to the contrary—Trump just took another loss to Obama on crowd size, this time from the New England Patriots.
— NYT Sports (@NYTSports) April 19, 2017
It’s not even close! Here are some more angles.
This was expected after a massive group—almost half—of Patriots players said they would not be attending, many because they did not “feel welcome” in the Trump White House. Even Trump’s friend, Tom Brady, didn’t show up, citing “personal family matters.” Given that the Patriots are considered one of the most Trump-supporting sports teams, that might not bode well for Trump’s future team visits.
We’ll update after Sean Spicer’s rationalizing and Trump’s inevitable angry 4 a.m. tweet.