Called the BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies), designed to prevent & treat brain disorders.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) April 2, 2013
This morning, President Obama unveiled a $100 million initiative to map the human brain. While Vice President Joe Biden was on hand to play the potted plant role at Obama’s gun control speech last week, he wasn’t on camera to contribute his deer-in-headlights look during this announcement.
Why would the White House leave Uncle Joe out? Because the jokes pretty much write themselves.
A helpful Twitter user provides an image of the map of Biden’s brain:
That’s no “garden variety” brain!