For those British-based political enthusiasts who couldn’t face staying awake into theearly hours of the morning for the US vice-presidential debate, Scrapbook presents a summary in only 164 seconds. If only all political debates were this concise, they might get more people tuning in to watch.
The soporific effect of budget speeches seems to have taken hold on both sides of the Atlantic. One month after Ken Clarke was caught napping [video] during George Osborne’s annual set piece, Joe Biden has been accused of catching some shut eye during Obama’s budget address.
And to rub salt into the vice president’s wounds, the episode has now been documented, in characteristic comic style, by Taiwan’s NMA animation studio:
Scrapbook can only assume Clarke and Biden have been exchanging notes.