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What Was Bernie Sanders Reading During The State Of The Union?

Bernie had notes.

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About 20 minutes into President Obama's final State of the Union address, Democratic presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders whipped out a piece of paper.

Bernie Sanders caught reading notes during class #SOTU

Was it a takeout menu?


Listening to speeches is hungry work, after all.

"9:35....ok it is burrito time" @NutmegRadio @AkilahObviously

The senator definitely had his game face on.

"Listen, Barack, I've got a few notes for ya."

Bernie Sanders is READY, dog. Just say word. #SOTU

"I've just got a few ideas here."

What ya got there, @SenSanders? *writing down plan to save middle class* #SOTU

Or, maybe it was just a very important to-do list.

I got a special reverse-angle view of that yellow paper in Bernie Sanders' hand. #SOTU

Maybe next year.

Claudia Koerner is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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