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It was bound to happen since everyone and their bookie has an opinion about the Tim Tebow-Mark Sanchez quarterback controversy and now the Leader of the Free World has weighed in with his own thoughts about it.
During a campaign stop in Ohio, President Obama made a call into radio station 97.1 The Fan in Columbus Thursday and he had a warning for New York Jets fans.
"I gotta tell you, I don't like the idea of a quarterback controversy at the start of the season, so if I was a Jets fan, I'd be pretty nervous," he said. "Sanchez is not Tom Brady yet, but he led them to the playoffs two years in a row. I think Tim Tebow seems to be a wonderful young man, and he's got just a great winning attitude. He really steps up when things count."
Does that mean the President is siding with Sanchez — the incumbent? Shocking.
Obama sounded like he thinks Rex Ryan's executive decision could be a tough one.
"But there's going to be a lot of tension in that situation," Obama added. "So it'll be interesting to see how it plays itself out."
Jets owner, Woody Johnson, is a powerful fundraiser and big supporter of the Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.
Who knows, by Nov. 7, two incumbents may be out of a job.
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