Well, at least here's one mini-controversy we don't have to worry about any more. Arizona Republic columnist Dan Bickley is whining in his blog that it appears the new president will be rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers and not the Arizona Cardinals in the upcoming Super Bowl. Oh, no.
Would Barack Obama have embraced the Cradle of Liberty as his choice to the Super Bowl, had the Eagles not stumbled against the Cardinals in the NFL championship? Or would he have gone with the Steelers?
We'll just never know... and never have to spend reams of newsprint investigating and delivering that vital bit of news. We won't have to endure the silly bets between the mayors. ("I bet my city is going to default before yours!") We won't have to accept the B-list celebrities who suddenly show up wearing Eagles hats.
Look at it as a tradeoff. Would have been interesting, though.