New England Patriots coach Bill Bellichick might not be the most popular man in the National Football League, but the T-shirt he was photographed wearing before Sunday’s Super Bowl game went a long way toward putting him in a good light for some conservatives.
Bellichick wasn’t wearing the Gadsden flag, but the “Don’t Tread on Me” motto on his red, white and blue shirt became a Twitter topic. Some people who weren’t fans of Bellichick before got on the bandwagon …
— SB Nation (@SBNation) February 1, 2015
— David Blackwell (@Dave_HKBoss) February 1, 2015
— Brandon (@WILDMANBS) February 2, 2015
— CowboyLarry (@FW_Larry) February 2, 2015
… While took the chance to make fun of Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and his 9/11 “truther” reputation.
@teaparty321 Seahawks coach was probably wearing his 911 truther shirt. Glad he lost.
— JDM (@604_505) February 2, 2015
@teaparty321@RedNationRising hmm…Patriot? I smell a conspiracy here… 😉
— Gordette Leutz (@GLeutz) February 2, 2015
And some people just took the chance to show off.
Weird how Belichick is wearing a “Don’t Tread On Me” shirt, given that he was the guy who shot Crispus Attucks
— #conтenт rεηεgαdε (@Bro_Pair) February 1, 2015
If you’re talking about Crispus Attucks at a Super Bowl party, you’re probably in the tea party, too.
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