Thursday, May 01, 2008

Giants Invade White House, Laugh at Patriots One Last Time

To the victor go the spoils, and three months after their stirring victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII, the New York Giants paid a visit to the White House Wednesday.
President Bush yesterday welcomed the Super Bowl champion Giants to the White House and congratulated the team for its underdog win over the undefeated New England Patriots.

"It turned out to be really one of the great, legendary football games in our nation's history," said Bush at the ceremony honoring New York's hometown heroes on the South Lawn.

Players, coaches and their family members stood behind Bush as he recapped a season that started out rocky and turned legendary.

"Of course, welcome all the Giants fans - behave yourselves," the president quipped to a whooping crowd that included lawmakers and wounded soldiers from New York.

Bush, a Texan, couldn't help but refer to the Giants' earlier playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, where their upset victory was attributed in part to the distraction of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's "jinx" girlfriend, Jessica Simpson.

"I'm a good sport - we're gonna send Jessica Simpson to the Democratic National Convention," Bush joked.
Also check out this nice item from Paul Schwartz about Coach Tom Coughlin, who no doubt is enjoying every second of this.

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