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Joe Biden trolls NFL conspiracy theorists with Chiefs victory post: ‘Just like we drew it up’

President Biden trolled right-wing conspiracy theorists who believe Taylor Swift’s relationship with Travis Kelce is a ploy to help catapult the Democrat to reelection this year with a one-sentence tweet following the Kansas City Chiefs’ dramatic Super Bowl win Sunday.

Biden posted, “Just like we drew it up” on both X and Instagram along with an image of the “Dark Brandon” meme — a photo of the president with red lasers for eyes — in reference to the far-out-there conspiracy that was crafted leading up to Super Bowl LVIII.

Online commentators, mostly on the far-right, have peddled the tinfoil hat theory that the Super Bowl matchup was rigged – along with which team would win it – so Swift, who they claim is in a phony relationship with Kelce, would be as popular as ever to then endorse Biden for the White House.

Biden, 81, and his campaign team also had fun with the conspiracy theorists before the opening kickoff in a TikTok video.

A staffer asked Biden on video if the commander-in-chief was “deviously plotting” so the Chiefs could make the Super Bowl or are the Chiefs just a good team. Biden replied: “I’d get in trouble if I tell you that” before the clip cut to the “Dark Brandon” meme again.

The meme originated with the right as a play on the anti-Biden slogan “Let’s Go Brandon,” but was reclaimed by Democrats and embraced by the president’s campaign, who used it to mischievously toy with the NFL-Swift conspiracists Sunday.


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“Taylor’s coming. She, nor the NFL are passing up the money,” Donald Trump mouthpiece Mike Crispi previously claimed on X. “She’s endorsing Biden. It’s rigged. You’re the pawn.”

Travis Kelce celebrates with partner Taylor Swift after Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LVIII.
Travis Kelce celebrates with partner Taylor Swift after Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LVIII. REUTERS

The megastar endorsed Biden when he ran for the White House in 2020 over then-President Donald Trump. The two men are expected to face off again this year.

Trump, 77, complained in a Truth Social post shortly before the big game that it would be “disloyal” for the “Cruel Summer” singer to give the nod to Biden because the Republican’s policies did more to help Swift and other artists when he was in the Oval Office.

“There’s no way she could endorse Crooked Joe Biden, the worst and most corrupt President in the History of our Country, and be disloyal to the man who made her so much money,” Trump wrote.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce celebrates after their win in overtime during the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game on Feb. 11, 2024, in Las Vegas.
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce celebrates after their win in overtime during the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game on Feb. 11, 2024, in Las Vegas. AP

Swift was in Las Vegas to watch her boyfriend and the Chiefs top the San Francisco 49ers in a thrilling 25-22 overtime win.

The couple, both 34, sealed the victory with a kiss on the field at Allegiant Stadium in a fairytale ending. 

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