Lunch at the White House

| Wed Oct. 13, 2010 4:35 PM EDT

 I just saw this picture on the New York Times front page:

Seriously? Obama and Biden eat lunch with each other at opposite ends of a long table? I've seen that used as a joke in movies, but never in real life. Is there some kind of weird White House etiquette that prevents them from sitting right next to each other?

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