Lawrence Summers Falls Asleep During Obama's Speech

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UPDATE 4/23/09: Summers fell asleep again, this time during a White House meeting with President Obama and representatives from the credit card industry. Check out a photo slideshow HERE.

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According to the Financial Times, not everyone was paying attention on Monday when President Obama gave a speech on the economy:

Although Lawrence Summers, head of the National Economic Council, fell asleep on the podium, most attendees, including Republicans, appear to have appreciated the exercise. There was even some light-heartedness.

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