Brian Ries of Mashable tweeted a picture of the sleepy secretary, and Kerry tweeted back with an airtight defense.
.@moneyries just a really long blink!— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) June 3, 2014
In his defense, Kerry is not the only politician who has been caught nodding off in public. Vice President Joe Biden was caught catching some shut-eye during a speech by Obama. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was also caught evaluating the inside of her eyelids during Obama's 2013 State of the Union address.