State Of The Union 2022

Twitter Is Cringing Hard At This Awkward Video Of Chuck Schumer At The SOTU

Oh god, I’ve been there.

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President Joe Biden’s 2022 State of the Union (SOTU) address is a highly visible (and highly meme-able) event, and as always, Twitter’s got the sharpest takes — for better or worse. These memes about Chuck Schumer clapping at the State of the Union are so awkward, but I gotta laugh.

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During the SOTU, Biden highlighted his 2021 stimulus bill. “Unlike the $2 trillion tax cut passed in the previous administration,” Biden started. He was met with a chorus of boos — and Schumer, who stood up to clap too soon. “The American Rescue Plan helped working people,” Biden finished. Then supporters clapped.

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The timing was awkward. But also deeply, embarrassingly relatable.