Sleeping on the Job

Obama’s speech yesterday on the deficit was a pretty important speech. In the speech he discussed plans to reduce deficit by $4 trillion dollars over the next 12 years. This is a huge announcement for a Wednesday afternoon, the president even states that the debate he will be discussing in this speech is one that “will affect your lives in ways that are potentially profound,” yet after the speech, everyone is talking about Joe Biden sleeping during the President’s speech. The media caught Joe Bidden sleeping – or in “deep thought” – on camera and every news channel has seemingly decided to cover this instead of Obama’s important messages. Biden is what everyone is focusing on. It’s the power of the media…

For those who missed it, here is a link to Obama’s deficit speech: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2011/04/13/text-of-obama-speech-on-the-deficit/

And for those not interested in Obama’s proposal, here is Biden sleeping: 

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