Noted Chicago fan Barack Obama compares himself to Aaron Rodgers

BY foxsports • November 17, 2015

Can you imagine President Obama doing a "Discount Double Check" after giving the State of the Union address?

Probably not, but the President sees similarities between himself and the NFL player who has made the DDC his signature celebratory move. In a GQ interview, Bill Simmons likened Obama to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich for being "able to stay focused even when there’s a lot of stuff going on around." POTUS offered up his own sports comparison ... to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers:

Rodgers is known for his composure, which never seems to falter. He's famous for telling Packers fans to "R-E-L-A-X" when the going gets tough. Much like the All-Pro passer needs to coordinate with his teammates in order to beat the defense, Obama has to work with members of Congress to accomplish his initiatives.

Every American should desire a President who's as good at governing as Rodgers is at quarterbacking. The only people who might have a legitimate gripe with the comparison are Chicago Bears fans. Obama, formerly a senator from Illinois, isn't supposed to hype the player his hometown team hates most.



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