Obama The Captivating Public Speaker Puts Top Economic Advisor To Sleep: Again

Larry Summers, the president’s top financial adviser, apparently isn’t getting a lot of sleep.

For that or some other reason, as President Obama spoke to reporters inside the White House Thursday following a meeting with credit card company executives, Summers was photographed clearly asleep at the end of a table in the Roosevelt Room.

From Getty: Larry Summers takes a nap while President Obama speaks in the White House, April 23, 2009.

This isn’t the first time this has happened. Summers reportedly fell asleep during an economic summit at the White House in February, but there were no cameras at that event.

This time there will be pictures of Summers, hand in chin – and what’s worse – as the president is speaking.

By Jon Ward
The Washington Times

The White House would prefer to remember today’s event this way….
Associated Press

On a previous outing, Summers almost ended up on the floor…



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