Does President Obama secretly hate the Patriots? Probably not. But if you haven't heard already, he opened up his meeting with the Super Bowl winners earlier this afternoon by making a #DeflateGate joke.
"I usually tell a bunch of jokes at these events," he said, "but with the Patriots in town, I was worried 11 out of 12 of them would fall flat."
Oh, burn, Mr. President! And it's worth noting that this isn't his first #DeflateGate joke, either.
Earlier this year, a few days before the Super Bowl was played, he did a speech and made another #DeflateGate joke towards the end of it while giving the Patriots and Seahawks some advice for the game. It wasn't quite as good as the one he told today. But you can see him reference #DeflateGate here: