The debate continues over where Joe Flacco ranks in the NFL quarterbacking hierarchy, but the Ravens signal-caller was apparently on the mind of the most powerful man in the world on Friday.
Addressing the hack of Sony and the cancelled release of “The Interview” on Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama intended to mention the stars of the movie — Seth Rogen and James Franco — but instead uttered the name “James Flacco” to set off a social media frenzy of laughter.
The slip of the tongue prompted a swift response from the seventh-year quarterback’s official Twitter account:
Of course, this meant the rest of the Twitter world needed a piece of the action and didn’t disappoint as a “James Flacco” account quickly offered this gem:
I’d be more bummed about Sony yanking my movie, but I’m having the best season of my career.
— James Flacco (@JamesFlacco) December 19, 2014
Never change, Internet.
But the most important question has yet to be answered.
Is James Flacco elite?