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Twitter Buzzes About Biden's Glasses

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Sure, President Obama spoke for more than an hour during the 2013 State of the Union address about important issues like gun violence, manufacturing, job creation and education, to name a few. But on Twitter some were a little bit more preoccupied with what the vice president was doing - playing with his glasses.

Joe Biden, who was wearing glasses after scratching his eye with a contact lens, took his spectacles on and off more than a few times during the speech, causing the Internet to go on and off about, well, just that.

Biden, take off your glasses. Wait. Let down your hair. No: glasses on, hair back up. Let me just turn the lights off…

— Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) February 13, 2013

Seems cruel of Biden to match lavender glasses and a tie with no promise of performing "Bennie and the Jets." #SOTU

— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) February 13, 2013

Why don't Joe Biden's glasses not have a Twitter handle yet?

— The Fix (@TheFix) February 13, 2013

Of course it didn't take long for the GIF-ninjas at Buzzfeed to whip this up:

Some even made fun of the rose-colored glasses and started a petition to get the Veep a more stylish pair of Warby Parkers.

Lets rally to buy Joe Biden Warby Parker Glasses: rally.org/t/710425 via @ rally #vp #warbysforjoe #SOTU

— Rally (@rally) February 13, 2013

And in the new age of six-second video Vines, @TheDCVince made this:

Biden practicing serious faces behind Obama vine.co/v/bv009VOTEeL

— Vince Coglianese (@TheDCVince) February 13, 2013

And like any good viral joke, the night ended with Biden's glasses getting a Twitter account of its own.

We hope your eye feels better, Joe. And if makes you feel any better, they're making fun of Boehner's boogers too.

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