Photo Quiz: Why Is Joe Biden Carrying Four Boxes of Mini-Muffins?

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Joe and his muffins.
Joe and his muffins. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Corbis

A) This is his breakfast, every day.

B) Mini-muffins are the only thing that can cheer up John Boehner in times like these. 

C) He's bringing the mini-muffins to un-furloughed EPA workers as an extremely modest reward for not getting paid for two weeks. 

D) Some kind of 9/11 tribute

E) There was a four for $4 sale at the end of the aisle and he was stoned so he had no choice. 

And the answer is ...







C) He's bringing the mini-muffins to un-furloughed EPA workers as an extremely modest reward for not getting paid for two weeks!


Vice President Joe Biden, left, greets Environmental Protection Agency workers with muffins as they return to work after 16 days of a government shutdown at the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. After 16 days of being off the job, thousands of furloughed federal workers are returning to work now that the government shutdown has been resolved.Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Corbis