Occasionally the vice president's so-called “gaffes” are really just straight-up trolling, like a Friday morning breakfast in DC last April with about 200 Turkish-American Obama donors. Biden decided he needed to give the sleepy crowd a jolt, saying, “I guess what I'm trying to say without boring you too long at breakfast—and you all look dull as hell, I might add [...] The dullest audience I have ever spoken to. Just sitting there, staring at me. Pretend you like me!"