Hillary Clinton Falls Asleep During Obama's Inspirational Speech (VIDEO)

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hillary clinton falls asleepEarlier this week, President Obama was in Myanmar, also known as Burma, to speak at Rangoon University about the Southeast Asian's state's reform. Some called it inspirational, but if you looked at Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as her boss spoke, you'd think it was boring. Seems that Hil fell asleep. She couldn't even blame Thanksgiving dinner for her sleepiness since this all went down on Monday.

I'm not going to fault Clinton for wanting to snooze. How many times have you been at a public speaking event and just got a little too cozy in the seat after a sleepless night? It happens to the best of us. It may be a good thing Hillary is retiring soon, so she can catch up on her much-needed zzzs. Check out the video and judge for yourself.

Night night, Hil. I think she napped there for a moment. Her eyes were heavy. And the pinching of the nose -- that's a tactic to try to keep yourself awake because doing 10 jumping jacks while the President is talking wouldn't be the best idea. But no one should give her slack. She was TIRED. It's a human condition. We all get tired and we all have to do things when we are tired and sometimes we close our eyes for a moment or two. I'd rather see her little power shut-eye than have her wide-eyed and crazy looking after downing too many 5-Hour Energy drinks. There was no big head jerk or dribble, so she kept her dignity in tact.

And so what if she's sitting next to Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi who was on house arrest for 15 years and as some are saying may know a thing or two about boredom. I really don't think Hillary was bored. She was tired. She probably already knew the speech since Obama must have ran it by her over coffee while they were preparing, she's been traveling all over the world, brokering peace, and she's Bill's wife. That has got to be tiring.

I say it's no big deal. What say you?


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Pinkmani Pinkmani

Mrs. Clinton is most likely exhausted. She's been flying non-stop. Even the first lady says that it's hard to sit through speeches and she has to keep herself moving or else she'll fall asleep. It's no big deal. 

kelti... kelticmom

Ditto. She is probably wiped out from so much travel.

Histo... HistoryMamaX3

Anyone with half a sense of what is going on in the world and has even the slightest bit of knowledge as to what she's been doing the last 2 weeks would realize that this woman is most likely physically and mentally drained.

She should have had the evening off and in a cozy cushy bed! lol

nonmember avatar kaerae

menopause. happens to the best of us!

bleed... bleedingheart8D

Considering she is basically saving the world most of the time, I say she deserves a nap.

Saerise Saerise

It made me sleepy, too.

mrswoy mrswoy

No doughty she told exhausted.She a great lady.Hope she run for president  in 2016.She live her husband would be a good one.

tuffy... tuffymama

She probably read the speech before he did, so I don't see the big deal here.

nonmember avatar Rudy

Hillary's "quick nap" is more of a negative for Obama than it is for Hillary! Obama's repetitious remarks bores even his most excited followers! Even I got sleepy and I wasn't even there!

Alc0106 Alc0106

It's not a big deal that the Secretary of State falls asleep at a public event??  Yes, it actually is.  I am sure she is exhausted, and the concern isn't that she missed Obama's speech.  I mean, really, who cares.  It's not like he was going to announce a big foreign policy shift without her knowledge.  It's just disrespectful,  If a Conservative, let's just say Condi Rice did the same thing it would be all over the news.  I think Hillary needs some down time to rest up, as her job is very stressful, but let's be serious.  When you fall asleep on the job and are way overtired, you start saying CRAZY things like a You Tube video is responsible for the murder of Americans.  Get that woman a nap before nuclear war breaks out.

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