Joe Biden posts ‘laser eyes’ meme after Superbowl


United States President Joe Biden has unintentionally made himself a Bitcoin (BTC) ambassador, posting a laser-eye emblazoned picture of himself across his X and Instagram profiles.

Captioned “just like we drew it up,” the post was made in reference to the Kansas City Chiefs’ win over the San Fransico 49ers in the 2024 Super Bowl 15 minutes earlier.

While Biden’s new laser-eye profile picture is most likely a continuation of the “Dark Brandon” meme — Biden’s online edgier alter-ego used by his supporters to tout his policy victories — many crypto enthusiasts understood it as a direct reference to Bitcoin.

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Bankless asked what the post could mean for the ETH/BTC chart, while pseudonymous X user WhalePanda tacitly accused Biden of “cultural appropriation.”

The laser eyes phenomenon kicked off as part of a movement across social media to drive Bitcoin’s price to $100,000 by the end of 2021 — a goal that didn’t come to fruition. The most notable laser-eyed personalities once included NFL star Tom Brady, Paris Hilton, and Elon Musk.

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