WASHINGTON (AP) - Add this to the lore of championship
ceremonies at the White House: President Bush believes in the
Jessica Simpson jinx.
The Texan today lauded the New York Giants for winning the Super
The president noted that along the way the Giants vanquished a
team from his home state - the Dallas Cowboys.
Many Dallas fans pinned their team's surprise playoff loss not
on the Giants, but on Simpson.
Seems the singer-actress was accused of being a distraction to
her boyfriend, Dallas quarterback Tony Romo.
Apparently, Republican Bush bought in.
"I'm a good sport," Bush said at the South Lawn ceremony,
adding: "We're going to send Jessica Simpson to the Democrat
The president also thanked the Giants players for their
off-the-field volunteer work.
The team earlier visited wounded troops at Walter Reed Army