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ralph wiggum
04-13-2011, 05:12 PM
Today, President Obama countered GOP deficit reduction proposals by offering to slash $4 trillion over the next twelve years in a heavily-hyped speech. And, naturally, his right hand man, the Vice President, goes and changes the narrative of the day from "who has a better vision for America's fiscal future" to the easier to digest headline of "Hey, look, Biden is sleeping while the president drones on about an almost incomprehensible amount of money."

Yep, Biden sure looks like he was asleep. Here's the ABC news video, screenshot above, of the Vice President nodding off for a solid 30 seconds (when the clip ends). As the network noted, the woman behind him looks a little bit drowsy also:

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Article Link (http://news.yahoo.com/s/atlantic/20110413/pl_atlantic/joebidenmayhavenoddedoffduringobamasdebtspeech3664 3)

Video Link (http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/04/asleep-on-the-job-what-was-vice-president-joe-biden-doing-during-obamas-debt-speech.html)