Cockburn found himself blown away by the footage of the Queen’s funeral today.
Flowers lined the streets of London and Windsor, foreign dignitaries flew in from all over the world and bearskins marched alongside the coffin in perfect harmony. But there was one thing that didn’t go to plan, thanks to President Biden.
Apparently, Sleepy Joe and his wife Jill were late, messing up the perfectly planned order of entrance to Westminster Abbey. The Guardian reported that the first couple had to be gently told to stand and wait as a procession of veterans went ahead of...

Cockburn found himself blown away by the footage of the Queen’s funeral today.

Flowers lined the streets of London and Windsor, foreign dignitaries flew in from all over the world and bearskins marched alongside the coffin in perfect harmony. But there was one thing that didn’t go to plan, thanks to President Biden.

Apparently, Sleepy Joe and his wife Jill were late, messing up the perfectly planned order of entrance to Westminster Abbey. The Guardian reported that the first couple had to be gently told to stand and wait as a procession of veterans went ahead of them.

The word is that there was a period of small talk at the entrance before it was decided that those given the highest decorations of military valor would go ahead of the president. Cockburn thinks that if there’s one day to make sure the alarm is set, then it was probably today.

There may be another reason for Biden’s gaffe, as the president had been given a special exemption to ride to the abbey in the “the Beast”, a heavily armored limousine. Other heads of state and government officials were taken in a bus, as requested by the UK government. They were also urged to travel by commercial flights.

Cockburn admits he enjoyed the images shared on social media showing that the Bidens in central London traffic, even being forced to stop outside a Pret-a-Manger on Oxford Street.

Scenes inside the abbey were no less bizarre as Biden was filmed playing with his tongue.

The president’s tardiness was spotted by eagle-eyed viewers, with one tweeter saying that he was sure that the problem was going to be him staying awake during the funeral.

Cockburn did wonder why Biden was seated fourteen rows back. He was behind Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, and in front of Petr Fiala, the prime minister of the Czech Republic. Punctuality pays — even if you’re the POTUS…