Gotta Watch: Sleepy politicians
In light of Vice President Joe Biden’s recent napping episode caught on cam here, we thought we’d dig up some of our best naptime videos featuring your favorite sleepy politicians.
Napping greatest hits – Our very own Jeanne Moos highlights political napping that goes back to the Reagan administration, when the president nodded off in front of Pope John Paul II, and Dick Cheney taking a snooze at a briefing.
Presidential REM – In all fairness, many of these sleepy lawmakers do work long hours. CNN’s Jason Carroll looks back at presidential sleeping habits and gives some insight into why our politicians sometimes get caught with their eyes closed.
Budget Z’s – Despite the hype over the California budget crisis, this hearing shows that clearly not everyone was interested.