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2012 Super Bowl: President Barack Obama Not Picking Giants Or Patriots

President Barack Obama is not going to make a Super Bowl prediction this year as he did when he picked the Saints over the Colts (via ABC News)

Diane Sawyer tried to get Obama to weigh in on the game, but he declined saying that

"I can't call it. I can't call it," Obama told ABC News' Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview. "When the [Chicago] Bears are not involved, I can't make predictions because I will get into trouble. But both are great teams. Brady obviously one of the best quarterbacks we've ever seen. Eli Manning playing as well as he's ever played, and it's going to be a fun Super Bowl."

When asked if he'd rather be Tom Brady or Eli Manning, Obama hedged saying he's a fan of both teams

"I can't throw a spiral as well as either of those two guys, so you know, but I'm a huge fan of both teams," he replied.

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