Tom Brady Peppered With Questions About Donald Trump [UPDATES]
December 16 / Jake O'Donnell / SportsGrid
Turns out, Tom Brady is not only the "Tom Brady" of throwing footballs, but also the "Tom Brady" of friendship. He is a hall of fame-caliber buddy. That's why he's sticking with his dear friend Donald Trump through the recent firestorm of criticism for his controversial stance on banning people from entering the United States of America because of their religious background. Ain't NOTHING gonna stand in Tommy's way when it comes to supporting his pal's aspirations.
What a sweetheart!
"I think it’s pretty remarkable what he’s achieved in his life," Tom Brady said about a man who was born into massive wealth and has somehow gone bankrupt several times investing it in the New York real estate market.
"You’re going from business, kind of an incredible businessman and then a TV star, and then getting into politics," the Patriots quarterback said about a transition that, at least in part, only exists because of blatant pandering to the lowest common denominator: uneducated racists.
"It’s a pretty different career path," Brady continued, noting that the billionaire, who does whatever he wants regardless of what anyone thinks because he has enough money to do so, has done three different things in his life. "I think that is pretty remarkable."
What does one have to do to break Tom Brady's loving bond?
-- Following Tuesday night's final GOP Debate, Tom Brady was again asked about his support of Donald Trump's presidential bid. He was not happy with the question, though Brady's swift exit has been mischaracterized as some sort of act of defiance. The Trump question was intended to conclude the press conference.