Da Bears and Da Commander in Chief. (Jason Reed/Reuters)

On Friday, Obama welcomed the 1985 Super Bowl champion Bears to the White House — 25 years after they won their title. (Watch the video here.)

“This is as much fun as I will have as president of the United States,” Obama said during a press conference on the South Lawn.

Days after Da Bears stomped the Patriots 46-10 with the help of Super Bowl MVP Richard Dent’s 1 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, stunning the nation and postponing Chicago’s visit.