Republicans got passed a football today by Super Bowl champion and Hall of fame quarterback John Elway. Yesterday, John Elway endorsed Mitt Romney to be president of the United States of America.
Here is Elway's endorsement:
"Governor Romney is a proven leader with the experience and background to turn around our struggling economy," Elway said in a statement. "In these tough economic times, we need a president who understands how to get America working again - by standing on the side of taxpayers and small-business owners who do the real job creating. I am endorsing Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan for President and Vice President because I know having the courage to make decisions and tackle challenges is what leads to results and real change. America needs a comeback team - Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are that team."
Romney was more than happy to accept Elway's endorsement.
"Leaders come in many forms, and John Elway has always exemplified leadership, first as a quarterback for the Super Bowl champion Broncos, and now as an executive vice president for the team," Romney said in a statement. "He's had to overcome challenges during his career, and he knows what it takes to turn things around when things get tough. I'm proud to have him on my team as we campaign to lead the comeback this nation desperately needs."
Elway is currently the vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos.
So what do you think? Should the former Broncos legend be mucking it up in politics?
Watch Elway's speech below: