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Old 02-03-2009, 05:41 PM   #16
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Default Re: obama nut hugging

Originally Posted by I_Bleed_Black_And_Gold View Post
Just as I suspected, dodge the issue. Remind you of someone?
there is no issue to dodge. infact its a giant non- issue.

It's the president calling

Tomlin couldn't quite hear PresidentBarack Obama on the telephone after the game, but would they get a chance to talk before the Steelers make the ceremonial Rose Garden visit?

"I don't know whether or not I'll get a redo," Tomlin said. "Based on what I hear, he's a busy guy.

"Just very surreal, a very humbling experience to be a part of that," Tomlin added of the conversation between the first African-American president and the second African-American coach to win a Super Bowl, two years after Tomlin's mentor and former boss Tony Dungy of Indianapolis. "It's what you dream about. It's amazing not only as a coach, but just as a citizen. It was great ...

"I heard very little, very little of what he said. I let him know that. I said, 'Mr. President, I can't hear what you are saying, I appreciate your call, I appreciate your congratulations,' and I handed the phone back to Mr. [Dan] Rooney."
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