Obama laughter: ‘punch drunk’ or ‘gallows humor’
The Internet is abuzz over what to make of President Barack Obama’s laughter during a CBS “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday.
Interviewer Steve Kroft, as they discussed the ailing automobile industry, said to Obama: “You’re sitting here, and you’re — You are laughing about some of these problems. Are people going to look at this and say, ‘I mean, he’s sitting there, just making jokes about money’.”
He went on to ask Obama how he explained his mood and laughter. ”Are you punch drunk?” Kroft asked.
“No, no. There’s got to be a little gallows humor to get you through the day,” Obama said.
What do you make of Obama’s laughter?
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