President’s Budget Speech Puts Joe Biden To Sleep?

Unfortunately, for the Vice-President, ABC News has a camera on him during the President’s budget speech:

So was Biden nodding off, or was he engaged in deep mediation about fiscal policy? You decide

But, apparently, the Vice-President didn’t think that this speech was a Big Effing Deal.

H/T: Taegan Goddard

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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Patrick T. McGuire says:

    They probably drugged him to prevent him from proclaiming another big f**king deal.

  2. wr says:

    This happens at every major speech — some big supporter of the speaker falls asleep or seems to. Cheney did it for Bush, and on and on.

    I’m beginning to think this is actually a prank politicians pull to see just how lazy bloggers are. Anyone who jumps at this story proves the point…