This is almost too weird to be true, but also too weird not to post.
The Illinois senator said he has been a Steelers fan since he was 10 years old. He said they are a "favorite" team of his, though he has "to root for the Bears when those two teams are playing."
Despite that, the Steelers chairman released a letter endorsing Mr. Obama. "As a grandfather and a citizen of this community I think Barack Obama's thoughtful, strategic approach is important for America," the letter addressed to "fellow Pennsylvanians" said. "When I hear how excited young people seem to be when they talk about this man, I believe he will do what is best for them, which is to inspire them to be great Americans."
Apparently it's also being reported by KDKA.
Normally I try to keep politics and football in their own worlds since nothing good comes from mixing the two (for example, my recent dislike of Tony Dungy), but this is too interesting to pass up.
Also, a hat tip to epic at DailyKos for first posting this.